Dallasites horse around for a good cause at Equest gala patron party
GMT takes you inside a Hobbit House
Event co-chairs Kathy and Jeromy Fielder and honorary chairs Lynn and Allan McBee welcomed more than 100 guests to this haute house party to celebrate the upcoming Equest Gala, which helps provide hope and healing through facilitated equestrian therapy.
Equest will consolidate at its Texas Horse Park location this fall
We get an inside look at a whimsical house in Dallas inspired by The Hobbit.
2017 Equest Gala: Field of Dreams
Equest is coming together. The equine therapy nonprofit plans to sell its facility in Wylie and consolidate its operations this fall at its newer location in the Texas Horse Park.None of this would be possible without a $1.2 million gift from Al Hill Jr. to build a second riding arena for Equest at its newer facility in the Texas Horse Park in south Dallas.
Equest to sell Wylie property
On April 29, Equest will transform the Texas Horse Park into an elegant soiree where supporters, clients, and therapy horses unite to celebrate the achievements of Equest’s 35-year history and to raise money so that Equest can continue its mission to improve lives through the human-horse connection for years to come.
Wednesday's Child: 14-year-old Jordan
Equest’s expansion will be the addition of a new state-of-the-art arena at its Texas Horse Park facility. Named Al Hill Jr. Family Arena, the new arena will allow the organization to be “a closer step to Equest’s vision to be a model of excellence for worldwide therapeutic riding center.
14 year-old Jordan says she knows God has a plan for her. It doesn't happen with most volunteers, but when the teen works with horses at EQUEST in Wylie, workers say she has a special gift to calm and even put them to sleep.
Equest 35th Anniversary Gala
This is just one of many success stories Equest has seen over the 35 years as an organization. This holiday season please consider participating in our ‘Gift of the Horse’ campaign to help continue to change lives like Katelin’s. Equest’s equine facilitated therapy and horsemanship programs are provided to over 1,200 children and adults with disabilities and Veterans who have served our country.
Equest named Nonprofit of the Year
Equest has continued to change lives for over 35 years.
Hippotherapy in motion at Equest in Rowlett
For over three decades, it has been Equest’s mission to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with diverse needs using horses to bring hope and healing through equine assisted activities and therapies. Equest’s extraordinary achievements were recognized on November 12 as it won the prestigious “Nonprofit of the Year” award by CNM Connect at the 2015 A Night of Light Awards of Excellence.
For son Jonathan, born with cerebral palsy, Laura Lopez just wanted the simple things. At age 6, he couldn’t walk or speak, his hearing was impaired and he couldn’t drink from a cup without help.