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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- Our Steps Strides & Rides event was a success with great weather to boot! Thank you to everyone that joined us and all of Equest's volunteers and staff!3 days ago
- While this week is a scheduled off week at Equest, we will be holding a Tuesday daytime makeup session 10-1:30. Veterans are also scheduled to come out Thursday 9:30-12.4 days ago
- We are holding a *VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION* this Tuesday Evening (October 28th) from 6:00-8:00! Come on out and meet some of our staff, our horses, and see what Equest is all about! Feel free to comment below or email Marissa @ email@example.com if you are interested!5 days ago
2nd Fall (Sixth Session) 2014
On November 3, 2014 to November 25, 2014
and On December 1, 2014 to December 13, 2014 12:00 am
Happy Thanksgiving! No classes November 27th or November 28th Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext...
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…
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.”