Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: CSU to host equine-assisted therapy demonstration at National Western Events Center March 3

 Equine Assisted Therapy is a program that will be implemented by Colorado State University at the newly developed National Western Center. This event is an opportunity to learn firsthand why these strategies of therapy are so effective for many types of special challenges and disabilities.


Thursday, March 3 – 11:30 a.m.
National Western Events Center Paddock Arena
4655 Humboldt St
Denver, CO 80216


Colorado State University has developed plans for the Temple Grandin Equine Center which will be a space for research, education, and treatment related to equine assisted activity and therapy. This presentation and demonstration will showcase EAAT research underway at CSU as well as how these therapeutic strategies have benefited children and adults with physical, emotional, and developmental challenges. Guests will be able to watch a variety of equine-assisted physical and occupational therapies, and to speak directly with the therapists, patients, families and caregivers. A luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and demonstrations will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m.


For more information, please contact Adam Daurio at or 970-237-2043, or Jennifer Dimas at or 970-491-1543.