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.
Recent news from our Facebook page
- A special Sunday visit from Miss Wheelchair Michigan Kelsey Kleimola and Little Ms. Wheelchair (and Equest superstar) Micah~!21 hours ago
- You can help Equest Center raise funds just by grocery shopping! Please check out the Cash for Class flyer and list Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding as one of the schools you would like to support. You will continue to get ad savings and it will not cost you any money to participate.21 hours ago
- This Thursday, September 18th will be our first Horses and Heroes of Fall 2014. We are still looking for a couple extra hands to help out on a great morning! If you are interested in taking time out of your morning on Thursday to spend time with those who gave so much for this country- email Marissa at firstname.lastname@example.org or comment below. They will be here from 9:30-11:30 for some horse time and 11:30-12:30 for lunch and fellowship. Come on out!!!21 hours ago
- Please take a look in the helmet room when visiting Equest! there are many jackets, t's, sweatshirts and hats that are missing their owners!!1 day ago
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...
Takes place on October 7, 2014 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm
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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…
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.”
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…