Founder Destiny Adgate was Born into an Equestrian family in 1977. Her Grandfather William Crowe was a Western Rider, loving roping, barrels and camping with horses. Her Love of horses is displayed into several disciplines. She rides English, Western and drives her famous Buggy Down Show Percheron's; along with owning Buggy Down Carriage & Black Horse Design.
Destiny Earned an Associate's Degree in Emergency Medicine, working for LIFE EMS, and in Mental health. She then continued her Education for a Bachelor's in Construction Project Management. She is a mother of one daughter Alexis Rose 21, who graduated from GVSU.
In 2012, A TBI occurred, Destiny held great passion to the horses and used horses for her own therapy sessions. In 2018 the time has felt right to open the farm and her horses, facility, and support staff to help others. She formed a nonprofit. Riding Out Of The Storm was opened. The nonprofit hosts to everyone of any age with any issue and nobody is turned away from animal therapy.
Destiny opened Buggy Down Carriage after meeting Bertie Abraham, Bertie was retiring and the two of them..... well just alike... Destiny bought Abrahams Carriage Service and continued to grow with purchases of other companies, Today she travels all over Michigan including the UP, and to Indiana, Ohio; running close to 200 events a year.
Destiny is Founder and President of Riding Out of the Storm-503c Equine Therapy program and farm shelter program introducing all walks of life, of all ages, any disability, or illness to farming, animals, gardening, classes like canning, crafts, making homestead needs.
She also runs Black Horse Design, A special design shop from the farm, from one of kind custom designs thru embroidery, screen printing, vinyl, glass etching, wood projects, welding, the design shop will also run commercial projects.
You can find her at Body and Soul Teaching Spin Class several nights a week, as she's a certified spin instructor.
Destiny has had several publications wrote in 2019, Faces in the Crowd in the Clare County Review was her highlight.
She sits as Director on the Harrison Chamber of Commerce for 2019.
She is sitting on the Harrison Street Fair Committee Meetings for 2019.
While Advocating for the non-profit she does several presentations and public speaking on suicide and mental health.