According to 2019 Equest Gala Co-Chairs Annie and Teal Griffeth,
“Equest’s Gala, an Arabian-themed affair, to be held on Saturday, March 23, at Sixty Five Hundred, will be celebrating the achievements of Equest’s remarkable 38-year history of enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with diverse needs through the human-horse connection.
“Open Sesame! The magical evening will include a cocktail reception, an exquisite seated dinner, much-desired live and silent auction items, entertainment featuring an early energetic set by DJ Lucy Wrubel and an after-dinner performance by the Taylor Pace Orchestra to dance the night away, plus a few additional surprises.
“This will be the first year the Equest Gala will host Citation Awards. The award is named after the thoroughbred horse Citation (April 11, 1945 – August 8, 1970) that won 16 major, consecutive races and was the first horse in history to win one million dollars. The Citation awardees, Connie and Denny Carreker, demonstrate this same spirit of excellence in support of Equest and will be celebrated at the gala.
“Our wish is that you will join us at gala and support Equest’s Therapeutic Riding Programs. Visit equest.org for more information.”
* Graphic courtesy of Equest