Boots & Salutes

The USO-style tribute fundraiser, Boots & Salutes, was held July 28 at Equest at Texas Horse Park. The first-ever fundraising celebration was an evening filled with tributes and support for those who have served our country.

More than 300 guests were entertained under a covered arena with a live Frank Sinatra-inspired concert by Dave Halston and the Dallas Swing Dance Society.

Six featured therapy horses were also in attendance to represent the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and first responders. The event benefited Equest, a nonprofit that provides equine therapy to promote mental health and wellness for veterans and their families.

Imani Lytle

Imani Chet Lytle spends most of her time behind the scenes at People Newspapers handling design and marketing tasks, but you can occasionally catch her "Out and About" covering the latest museum openings, musical concerts, and delicious new food menus in the area – and all through her trusty dusty iPhone camera. Catch some of the action on our Instagram page: @peoplenewspapers. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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