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December 3rd, 2013

7th Annual Stall Ball Raises Over $130,000 for EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program

EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Virginia Beach, VA, held its 7th Annual Stall Ball on November 23, 2013. With record attendance of over 700 people, EQUI-KIDS is delighted to announce that the event raised more than $130,000 to support program services that benefit the special needs community.

September 19th, 2013

The Miller Oil Foundation Supports Special Needs Individuals

EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program is honored to receive a generous $2,500.00 gift from The Miller Oil Foundation. This investment will be used to support our fall 2013 therapeutic lesson session for individuals with disabilities, enabling EQUI-KIDS to serve nearly 90 riders each week.

August 20th, 2013

A Great Day on the Links for EQUI-KIDS!

EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted its 19th Annual Golf Open on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. With a sellout tournament of 120 players, this annual signature event raised $47,835 to support the organization’s mission to provide services to individuals with disabilities. The Golf Open also featured team photos with EQUI-KIDS’ Horse Hopper, a silent auction and raffle prizes!

July 17th, 2013

Got Hay? EQUI-KIDS Launches 2013 Hay for a Day Campaign

EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program is excited to launch its 2013 Hay for a Day fundraising campaign to support our therapeutic riding horses and ponies. Each of EQUI-KIDS’ horses and ponies is a therapeutic specialist, and together they provide thousands of hours of service to the disabled community. Horses need hay as part of their daily diet to build strong bones and muscles; enabling them to work hard throughout the day to serve individuals with disabilities.

July 1st, 2013

We Promise Foundation Generously Donates $43,500 to Support EQUI-KIDS’ Annual Scholarship Program

Through a generous grant by the We Promise Foundation, EQUI-KIDS will be able to provide full scholarships to 40 children with disabilities so that they may participate in the program’s therapeutic riding sessions.

June 8th, 2013

EQUI-KIDS & The Noblemen Kick Off the Summer to Raise Money for Local Children

On June 8, 2013, EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program and The Noblemen partnered to host the first annual Belmont Bash at EQUI-KIDS’s facility in Virginia Beach. This inaugural fundraiser raised more than $21,000 for two great local organizations focused on enhancing the lives of children in Hampton Roads. Guests enjoyed a live music by Rock Star Parking, great food and BBQ by The Noblemen, photos with the event mascot, Belmont, and a live broadcast of the last race of the Triple Crown: The Belmont Stakes.

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