We improve quality of life through equine-based therapy to physically, mentally and socially/emotionally challenged individuals. Our unique program integrates academic, social and physical skills, using the horse as a catalyst.
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- Horses for Heroes 12/18 9:30- 11:30~ last visit out for the year, would love to see our friends and volunteers!1 day ago
- We have a *Volunteer Orientation* happening tomorrow evening from 6:00-8:00!! Comment below or jot Marissa an email if you are interested- firstname.lastname@example.org days ago
- We are asked, time and again, "What can we get our horse for Christmas?" Well, we sat down and chatted with the herd and put up their individual Christmas lists at the barn! Look for the Snowflakes!!1 week ago
- We're at Day 8 and on a ROLL! Check out Silver's Video message...Help us reach our important goal and please share on YOUR page and pass on to friends and Family!1 week ago
#GIVING TUESDAY! www.equestcenter.org ~ 25th Silver Anniversary Challenge ~
Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding is gearing up to celebrate their 25th Silver Anniversary in 2015 and they've asked "Silver Pony" to send out a challenge...
At 8 months my daughter Devin was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. At age 3 ½ the physical therapist we were working with suggested we look into Equest. At the time I could not even get Devin to ride “Sandy” the penny pony at Meijer and could not imagine her on a real horse, but was willing to check it out. I called Equest and arranged a time for us to visit and observe a lesson. I was amazed at the number of volunteers working with the students in the arena. In that particular cl…
In the eloquent words of outstanding speaker and Equest rider John Agar;
“Equest blazes the way for me and kids like me to achieve their dreams and reach their greatest potential. With YOUR help, more kids will be able to experience their future, not from just their wheelchairs looking up at others, but from atop a horse looking out over their future.”
My 5 year old son Ezequiel Gonzalez has been attending Equest Center for the last two years. Ezequiel has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. He loves his horse back riding (that is the name for Equest at our house). Not only is it great for his therapy for him, it is also an extra curricular activity. He only receives therapy twice a week at school. The thing with his muscles is they need as much activity as he can get; because he will always have to fight growth, weight gain, and weakness for the…