John Agar, Rider ~ Equest Center from a FIRST HAND perspective at the Black and Blue Ball 2014.

Amazing speech by Equest Center Rider John Agar at the Black and Blue Ball. This annual event hosted by the the Sparta Moose On Bikes (MOB)  with entertainment by the OTC Band benefits Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding in Rockford, MI. The center provides therapy using the horse as a catalyst to children and adults with a wide range of physical mental and emotional disabilities. For more information see

Jeff Agar, Equest Center Board President. John Agar becomes an official Moose On Bikes (MOB Member)

President of the Board Jeff Agar speaks at the Annual Black and Blue ball to benefit Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding. John Agar becomes an official member of the Moose On Bikes (MOB).

Ms. Marissa Freyling ~ Equest Center from a FIRST HAND perspective.

This amazing young woman has experienced Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding in most every way possible: as a rider, a volunteer, a lead volunteer, an owner of a retired Equest horse, as staff member-volunteer coordinator and Equest ambassador. She is an amazing young woman with an attitude of love, hope and gratitude in her heart. Such an inspirational young woman. Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding in Rockford, MIchigan provides therapy to those with physical, mental and social/emotional disabilities using the horse as a catalyst.

PHOTO GALLERY – March 1, 2014 Black and Blue Ball~ Hosted by the Sparta Moose On Bikes (MOB) to benefit Equest Center with Live music from talented, generous OTC Band.

+ Event photos from OTC

+ Event Photos from Moose On Bikes

+ Event Photos from Equest

PHOTO GALLERY of all of the exciting changes at Equest Center Grounds! 


PHOTO GALLERIES of Equest Center’s Horses!


PHOTO GALLERY – 2013 Holiday Horse Show ~ Presented by Double M Farm

PHOTO GALLERY ~ 2013 Wreath decorating contest

PHOTO GALLERY ~ Horses for Heroes Program serving injured Military and Veterans at Equest Center.


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Horsin Around at the Derby for Equest’s Kids 2013


SOCIAL SIZZLE WOTV 4 Horsin’ Around at the Derby and Grand ReOpening- May 4, 2013


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Easter with the Equest Bunny 2013 – Presented by the Steven VanAndel Foundation and Dean Transportation


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Annual Holiday Horse Show 2012 ~ Presented by Double M Farm


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Construction time at Equest Center – Many Hands, One Vision Main Barn Renovation November 2012


PHOTO GALLERY – 9th Annual Golabki Fest – to benefit Equest Center’s special Riders! August 2012


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Horsin Around at the Derby 2012


Horses for Heroes Story and Photo Gallery in the Grand Rapids Press


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Zoe’s Cowboy Cookies to help Horses and Kids Live Better Lives!  An Amazing story about a little girl who wanted to make a difference in the lives of others!


PHOTO GALLERY – Equest Center Holiday Horse Show 2011


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Art Prize Artist Corey Van Duinen working with the kids at Equest Center 2011


PHOTO GALLERY ~ West Michigan Whitecaps and Morton Building Teams up with Equest Center!


PHOTO GALLERY ~ Grand Rapids Community College “Make a Difference Day” at Equest Center!



Lilly carrying her rider in the arena

Gabe saddling up on Big Jake!

Grizzley and Jacob

Katie on Scarlet

Bailey on Grizzley

Abby & Justin Riding Honey

John on Sandee

Kendra and Jan on Honey

Molly riding Lilly

"Hands UP" with Miss Shelly and Commando

Brooke & Silver at School visit

Baily getting and giving some love

Jillian and Dakota

Campers giving Cisco a bath!

Jillian giving Lilly a bath

TWO hands and sponges is the best way to go 🙂

Summer Camp !

Abby Cantering on Jazz