May 13th, 2013
EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted its 11th Annual 5k Cross Country Run, 1-Mile Run with the Hounds, and 1/2 Mile Pony Run for the Kids on Saturday, May 11, 2013. With one of the only cross country courses in Hampton Roads, this event continues to grow in notoriety and participation—with a record sell-out crowd of 620 registrants! The event raised more than $40,000 to support our organization’s mission to provide equine assisted activities to individuals with disabilities in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina.
April 24th, 2013
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (PRA), a financial and business services company headquartered in Norfolk, Va., has awarded a gift of $20,000 to support EQUI-VETS Service Program – the sister program of EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program. Serving the second-largest concentration of active and retired military in the country, EQUI-VETS offers equine assisted activities for active, reserve and retired military personnel in the Hampton Roads area who have been injured in the line of duty.
March 7th, 2013
This signature event fundraiser presented by Monarch Bank, supports EQUI-KIDS’ mission to provide, promote and support equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions; giving special needs riders the opportunity to experience a world free from disability.
December 3rd, 2012
EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Virginia Beach, VA, held its 6th Annual Stall Ball held on November 17, 2012. With over 500 guests in attendance, EQUI-KIDS is delighted to announce that the event raised more than $110,000 to support program services that benefit the special needs community. This unique signature fundraising event was held at the facility inside the Indoor Arena and 24-stall horse barn.
November 5th, 2012
In 2007, Arnhold was instrumental in donating 92 acres of Heritage Park Development in Virginia Beach, valued at $2.7 million, to Equi-Kids Therapeutic Riding Program. Over the years, Arnhold has contributed to the program by procuring in-kind donations for its $5.5 million capital campaign, completed in February. Arnhold talks with Inside Business about his involvement with the program and his continued efforts to bring awareness to its endeavors.
October 31st, 2012
EQUI-KIDS is thrilled to be the recipient of a $370 donation from DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach. Their investment will be used to support therapeutic riding lessons for individuals with disabilities, enabling EQUI-KIDS to serve nearly 100 riders each week.