Susan Friedman – Guest Contributor
Mar 13 2017
Equest Tolkien Experience



Central Standard Time



The Shire of Preston Hollow
4668 Meadowood Road
Dallas, Texas 75220

An enchanted shire awaits filled with dragons, fairies, hobbits, and orcs, as well as fashion and jewelry fit for a queen, at the Equest Tolkien Experience. In addition to the other worldly tour of a Tolkien-inspired cottage, Hobbit House, and magical gardens based on the tales of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, guests can shop couture fashions from Lily of the West, exotic fine jewelry from Hari Jewels, and additional luxury items from Origins of Santa Fe boutique. The three-day experience includes delightful drinks, bites, and music to inspire the soul and open the heart to benefit Equest, a nonprofit that provides hope and healing through equine facilitated activities and therapies. The Equest Tolkien Experience is exclusive to adults 21+. Flat, sturdy shoes for crossing drawbridges and moats recommended. Please RSVP here.

Thursday, April 6, from 3:00 – 9:00 PM; with music from 6-9pm by Celtic band Beyond the Pale

Friday, April 7, from 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Saturday, April 8, from 11:00 – 5:00 PM; with entertainment by DJ Andy Austin from noon-5pm

WHERE:  The Shire of Preston Hollow - 4668 Meadowood Road, Dallas, TX 75220.

TICKETS: $20 minimum donation suggested

CONTACT: For more information, call 972.412.0199


ABOUT: Founded in 1981, Equest provides Therapeutic Horsemanship activities and therapies to children and adults with physical, cognitive, sensory, coping and learning disabilities. The services provided include veteran programs, physical and occupational therapy, equine facilitated counseling, therapeutic carriage driving, therapeutic sports riding and competition. With the help of 45 therapy horses, 12 instructors, four therapists and 400 volunteers, lives are changed on a daily basis for more than 1,200 clients served annually.  Equest was the first PATH International Accredited Center in Texas and remains one of the largest in the country.  Equest offers an engaging volunteer program that provides 40,000 hours of direct program service opportunities each year. Equest was named “2015 Non-Profit of the Year” by CNM Connect.