What do we get Dad on Father’s Day? That is a question pondered by many every June. We have a suggestion that is unique and beneficial. Family-owned-and-operated Pendery’s World of Chiles and Spices in Fort Worth has partnered with Equest to provide a one-stop online shopping site for Father’s Day Gifts. From graphic socks and coffee mugs to cookbooks and cooking utensils, including some really cool horse-centric items.
One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit Equest, a nonprofit that provides equine-assisted activities and therapies to the Special Needs community and Veterans. Check out their gift selections and start shopping today at https://www.charity.ebay.com/charity/Equest/2411749.
Here are a few of the great gift ideas for your fabulous DAD.
FOR THE COFFEE DRINKER
This unique mug will get your Dad going every morning! Reel Good Coffee ceramic mug by Hatley is fun, comfortable to hold, and dishwasher safe. $9.95 each. Purchase here.
FOR THE FASHIONABLE DAD
Woof woof! These stylish men’s hound dog socks by Socksmith are the perfect fashion statement for lounging on the sofa or stepping out on the town while social distancing, of course. Available here for $9.99 a pair.
FOR THE HORSE AFICIONADO
When the County Saddlery brand asked many of the world’s top riders what they felt when they sat in this dressage saddle, they exclaimed it’s “Perfect.”And so will your horse-loving Dad. This item is a barely used 2014 County Perfection Dressage. Starting bid is $3,495.00.
FOR THE WANNABE PITMASTER
Help Dad master the Art of BBQ and keep him organized and clean at the same time with this BBQ apron and four-piece toolset, including a barbecue pig fur brush and stainless-steel grill fork, tongs, and spatula with bottle opener. Available here for $49.99.
FOR THE OUTDOORSMAN
This camping book, Over a Fire – Cooking with a Stick & Cooking Hobo Style, is good old-fashioned outdoor family fun, whether on a camping trip or enjoying a backyard BBQ. Dad can enjoy nature and return to primitive cooking over an open flame with these super simple stick or pie iron recipes. Try goodies on a stick like No-Crust Apple Pie and Pineapple Cobbler or wrap it all up with Fajita’s delicious meals in Foil and Sweet & Sour Chicken. Purchase here for $11.98.
Equest provides equine assisted learning, therapies and counseling to children and adults with physical, cognitive, sensory, coping and learning disabilities and veterans with adjustment challenges. The services provided include physical and occupational therapy, equine facilitated counseling and equine assisted learning, therapeutic carriage driving, therapeutic horsemanship and competition. With the help of 30 therapy horses, eight instructors, four therapists, three counselors, and 700 volunteers, lives are changed for more than 2,000 served annually. Equest was the first PATH International Premier Accredited Center in Texas and remains one of the largest in the country. Equest offers an engaging volunteer program that provides 30,000 hours of direct program service opportunities each year. www.equest.org
Heidi Frankel began her career in sales and marketing in Los Angeles. Upon moving to Dallas, she has worked in both television and radio as a creator, producer, writer, reporter, and co-host. Recently, Heidi served as managing editor, writer, business development, sales and marketing for The Senior Voice newspaper. Throughout the course of her career, she has interviewed such celebrities as former Dallas Cowboy Troy Aikman, pop-culture icon Stan Lee, astronauts Jim Lovell and Fred Hayes, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, and even former President George W. Bush when he was Texas Governor. Heidi lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband. They have one son. She enjoys gardening, exercise, spending time with her sweet cats, Virgil and Aeschylus. Heidi is a passionate advocate for the 50+ community.