Equest Sea Horses & Sand Dollars FUNdraiser June 8

(WYLIE-May 30, 2013) Kick off summer at Equest’s SEA HORSES AND SAND DOLLARS FUNdraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at Equest in Wylie.

Learn first-hand how Equest uses horses to help children and adults with physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities.

Master of Ceremonies for the event will be the esteemed Eric Hogue, Mayor of Wylie.

Meet champion riders and specially trained therapy horses as you kick back to island music.

Learn how you can become a member of an amazing volunteer team – Equest uses over 400 each week!

Equest welcomes friends, neighbors and Chamber of Commerce buddies in all  surrounding communities to this open house/FUNdraiser. A memorable award will be presented to the community with the most citizens present – don’t miss this opportunity to win this honor for your hometown!

Riding demonstrations, tours of the facility and a horse fashion show will highlight the night’s events, so pull out those island shirts and beach shoes, and sail over to 3800 Troy Road in Wylie!

To reserve your spot on the beach, contact Alex Dodson by June 4:  


Equest is a special place where children have literally taken their first steps and spoken their first words thanks to a horse.

A non-profit organization, Equest is an internationally recognized therapeutic riding center for children and adults with all types of disabilities and learning differences. Our mission is to Empower, Enrich and Educate through horses. In order to accomplish our mission, we rely on people like you who are willing to share their expertise, time or money.

100% of Equest’s clients receive the benefit of a reduced fee schedule, with Equest raising 86% of the actual program expenses through individual donations and sponsorships.

To learn more about Equest, visit equest.org.

Submitted by Leslie Griffin.

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