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January 14th, 2016

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: EQUI-KIDS and EQUI-VETS

A traumatic brain injury or mental disability can turn one’s life from a calm sea into a storm. EQUI-KIDS and EQUI-VETS, their staff, and their horses can help with that. But they need your support to keep the programs running. Click Here for Full Article

January 6th, 2016

EQUI-KIDS’ WIN A COOL GRAND RAFFLE: THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

December 23, 2015 – EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, hosted its Win a Cool Grand Raffle in 2015. Supporters of EQUI-KIDS gave the gift of a donation by purchasing raffle tickets throughout the year. With a prize of $1,000, the lucky ticket was drawn during The 9th Annual Stall Ball on November […]

January 6th, 2016

EQUI-KIDS AND TRIPLE R RANCH COLLABORATE TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL THERAPY SERVICES TO SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY

December 23, 2015 – EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program and Triple R Ranch, both 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, have created an equine partnership for the first time. Two of Triple R Ranch’s lesson horses, Riley and Jackson, will be spending the winter at EQUI-KIDS, working as therapy horses with EQUI-KIDS’ special needs participants. The arrangement is mutually […]

December 17th, 2015

Close-up: Mary Campana of EQUI-KIDS

Mary Campana fell in love with horses when she was a little girl growing up in England and Texas. Later, as a young adult, she decided that she wanted to work with non-profits because she was interested in helping others.  Now, Campana’s traveled halfway across the country for the chance to combine her passions into […]

November 11th, 2015

BOY SCOUTS TAKE ACTION TO HELP THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM

While most kids enjoyed a day off from school for Veterans Day, Carsten Ashcraft had his work cut out for him. With the help of other Boy Scouts, he spent the day building a wash stall for horses at the EQUI-KIDS facility for his Eagle Scout project. Click Here for Full Article and Video

October 28th, 2015

EQUI-KIDS THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM HIRES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

October 28, 2015 – Virginia Beach, VA – The Board of Directors of EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hired Mary Campana to take the reins of the organization as Executive Director. Campana, who joined EQUI-KIDS in September, most recently served as Chief Development Officer of Communities In Schools of Central Texas, an affiliate of a national […]

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