MS robbed Victoria of her freedom, hope, marriage, and career. This is Victoria's journey - her fight, her demand - for her life back.
Despite minor progress from traditional occupational, physical, and speech therapies, Jonathan's mom knew Jonathan was capable of more. She found Equest, and Jonathan found real success.
After two deployments, Sara returned to the States feeling disconnected and began isolating herself. Her life changed when she met fellow veteran Jeff who introduced her to equine therapy.
Equest Rider Case Study: Jonathan
Leah started her equestrian career in Denver, but now calls Dallas' Equest home.
Jonathan achieved his goal when he represented the US at the 2012 Para-Olympic Games in London receiving the best dressage score of any US rider in both the Olympic and Para-Olympics games.
Equest Rider Case Study: Becca
John progressed from beginner level to a fully independent rider, an active competitor, and barn volunteer.
Equest Rider Case Study: Jarren
Becca rides independently at the walk, trot, and canter after ten years of hard work at Equest.
Equest Rider Case Study: Carson
Unable to lift his head, crawl or walk at the age of three, Jarren began hippotherapy twice a week. Jarren can now hold his head up with control for five minutes.
After two and a half years of hippotherapy, Carson was strong enough to transition to independent sports riding.
Utilizing equine therapy and vision therapy, Luke has trained his brain to use other parts to see.
Hilary, "The Cantering Queen," was the first equestrian to compete at A Levels in the state games for Special Olympics.
Hard work and determination on James' behalf earned him a spot on the 2007 US Special Olympics Equestrian Team.
Stacey was told that she would never walk again after major brain surgery. In 2003 Stacey took home gold and bronze medals for the United States at the Special Olympics World Games.
After 21 years as a Navy fighter pilot, Jeff struggled to adjust to civilian life. He found purpose and assurance in equine therapy.
Sabrina is a young adult, equestrian, employee, and Equest ambassador. Her success is of her own valition, determiniation, and hard work.
Following a car accident, Deb, an international athlete, found herself wheelchair bound. But her competitive nature didn't let partial paralysis stop her from competing again.
Silver medalist Nancy loves to rename the Equest therapy horses that she rides.
Samantha struggled with low muscle tone until she started equine therapy at Equest about 14 years ago.