A Field of Dreams takes root in Texas: And it’s a horse paradise — with therapy for all

This article, written by Justine Pons, photographed by Bob Manzano, originally appeared in PaperCity on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

What: Equest Gala Patron Party

Where: Ashley Tatum & Newt Walker’s Highland Park residence

PC Moment: More than 100 guests gathered to celebrate the upcoming “Field of Dreams” gala for Equest, taking place Saturday, April 29 at Texas Horse Park. Patrons kicked off festivities with true southern flare, delighting in customized mint juleps concocted just for the occasion and delicious fare from Farm to Market Catering.

Celebrating its 36th annual gala this spring, Equest provides equine therapies and counseling to children and adults with physical and learning disabilities.

Who: Equest CEO Lili Kellogg; board chair Andy Steingasser; co-chairs Kathy and Jeromy Fielder; honorary chairs Lynn and Allan McBee; plus Katherine and Key CokerBill Noble, Phyllis and CJ Comu, Jane McGarry, Cindy Thomas, Bert Headden, and Amy Vanderoef.

CJ Bankhead