The power of the human-horse connection will be strong on Sunday as Equest provides equine-facilitated activities to 150 children and spouses of fallen military. The day at Equest at Texas Horse Park is part of the 13th Annual Snowball Express, in which American Airlines flies more than 1,600 family members of fallen military from 87 cities worldwide for five days of fun and fellowship.
Learn about different types of movement provided by our equines and how this movement affects our riders while mounted. Address posture and alignment of individuals with varied disabilities and learn how to encourage neutral pelvis and shoulder-hip-heel alignment.
Improve your mounting skills by adding techniques to your tool box for riders that need more assistance- learn body mechanics for assisting riders during mounting and dismounting. Hands-on practice for all participants.
Our next seven-week Instructor Training Course is scheduled for August 17 - October 8, 2018.
Equest's second annual Boots & Salutes benefiting Equest's Hooves for Heroes will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018.
Second Chance Improvement Program (SCCIP), under the mentorship of UNT Dallas' Service/Education/Research/Community/Hope (SERCH) institute bringing 8-10 to Equest for H101.