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July 20th, 2015


VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 17, 2015) – EQUI-KIDS is proud to announce that Levi has been named Region 3 Equine of the Year by The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, Intl.). Region 3 consists of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Levi will be honored and competing for the national title […]

July 6th, 2015

Virginia Natural Gas Donates $5,000 to Support EQUI-KIDS’ Program Services for the Special Needs Community

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (July 6, 2015) – In keeping with the company’s philosophy of making a meaningful impact in the communities they serve, Virginia Natural Gas has given $5,000 to support EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program, which exclusively serves the special-needs community of Southeastern Virginia and the surrounding area. “Making a difference in the community is at […]

June 12th, 2015

EQUI-KIDS’ 3rd Annual Belmont Bash Raises over $38,000 as
American Pharoah Wins the Elusive Triple Crown!

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA June 10, 2015 – EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted the 3rd Annual Belmont Bash on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Attendees flocked to the big screen and cheered in anticipation as American Pharoah raced to victory in The Belmont Stakes; becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978! The event raised more than […]

May 29th, 2015

EQUI-KIDS Honors Keystone Donor: The We Promise Foundation During the Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of The Legacy Alcove

May 9, 2015 – EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication of its newest construction project: The Legacy Alcove. “When we first thought of building the alcove, we wanted to provide a gathering and relaxing place for families to enjoy before and after their ride,” commented EQUI-KIDS’ Chairman of the Board […]

May 29th, 2015

EQUI-KIDS’ 13th Annual 5K Run Raises More than $36,000 for Special Needs Riders

Virginia Beach, VA, May 13, 2015 – EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted its 13th Annual 5k Cross Country Run, 1-Mile Run with the Hounds, and ½ Mile Pony Run for the Kids on Saturday, May 9, 2015. With one of the only cross country courses in the area and a run for dogs, this unique […]

May 1st, 2015


R&DA MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SURPRISES WOUNDED WARRIOR WITH A NEW CAR!  Williamsburg, VA (April 20, 2015) –  The R&DA Military Assistance Program (MAP) surprised Retired Msgt. Brown Cornwell, a wounded veteran, with a brand new 2015 Chevrolet Equinox at the professional association’s 69th Annual Spring Meeting kickoff reception held at Kingsmill Resort on Monday, April […]

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