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June 26th, 2014

VIRGINIA NATURAL GAS SHOWS ITS SUPPORT OF THE POWER OF EQUINE THERAPY WITH A GIFT OF $5,000 TO EQUI-KIDS

June 23, 2014 EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program was honored to receive a $5,000 grant from Virginia Natural Gas, a subsidiary of parent company, AGL Resources.  The partnership with Virginia Natural Gas and EQUI-KIDS was established four years ago when the charity received a gift of $2,000 to support its program services that exclusively serves individuals with […]

June 13th, 2014

THE 2ND ANNUAL BELMONT BASH RAISES $35,483 
TO SUPPORT TWO LOCAL CHARITIES

EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program and Toby’s Dream Foundation co-hosted the 2nd Annual Belmont Bash at EQUI-KIDS’s facility in Virginia Beach on Saturday, June 7, 2014. With nearly 400 tickets sold, the event boasted a great live performance by the band Karnivale, fantastic food, casino tables, a race raffle and silent auction – all leading up […]

May 28th, 2014

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION’S WE PROMISE FOUNDATION DONATES $43,500 TO FULLY FUND EQUI-KIDS’ ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (May 26, 2014) –For the third year in a row, Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation has fully funded scholarships for 40 children with disabilities, enabling them to benefit from equine-assisted therapeutic riding lessons.  As an avid supporter of EQUI-KIDS, this generous grant from Chartway FCU’s We Promise Foundation will offer […]

May 23rd, 2014

STAFF OPENINGS

Education Coordinator EQUI-KIDS is seeking a part time Education Coordinator. CLICK HERE to see the job description. Interested candidates should include a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to kathy.chitwood@equikids.org by May 28, 2014.

May 20th, 2014

PGA PROFESSIONAL MARC LEISHMAN PRESENTS EQUI-KIDS THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM WITH A $6,000 DONATION

Australia’s Marc Leishman participated in his first ever Presidents Cup in 2013 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin-Columbus, Ohio.  In The Presidents Cup, players are not paid for their participation; instead, each competitor allocates a portion of the proceeds to the charity of their choosing. EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program was the charity of choice […]

May 17th, 2014

INCREDIBLE CROWD FOR EQUI-KIDS’ 12th ANNUAL 5K RUNS

EQUI-KIDS raises $41,800 for special needs riders May 14, 2014 EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted their 12th Annual 5k Cross Country Run, 1-Mile Run with the Hounds, and ½ Mile Pony Run for the Kids on Saturday, May 10, 2014. This year’s event raised the most in its history, and with one of the only […]

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