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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- We have a volunteer orientation happening this Thursday- TOMORROW! August 28th from 6:00-8:00pm. Come see how you can make a difference in the lives that walk through our doors- you will be blessed. Contact Marissa if you are interested @ firstname.lastname@example.org days ago
- Just a reminder, while kiddos head back to school next week, Equest Classes begin the week of September 8th. Please check your email for updates and scheduling from Kelly this week! If you or your rider did not ride this summer session and your contact information has changed, please contact Kelly at 616-866-3066 ext.101 or email@example.com thanks!!5 days ago
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- love this! sent in by Mom, Amy Lamberts~! Nichole is now riding without me back riding...has gained so much trunk strength and balance! Such a hard working sweetie to work with- blessed!1 week ago
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1st Fall Session (5th session) 2014
On September 8, 2014 to October 25, 2014 12:00 am
Classes will begin the week of September 8th! Contact Kelly Alcock (Previously Wujkowski), Client Program Coordinator at 616-866-3066 ext 102...
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…