Temple Grandin Equine Center Breaks Ground At Colorado State University

by | 02.14.2020 | 12:28pm

Colorado State University (CSU) broke ground on the Temple Grandin Equine Center in Fort Collins on February 10. The Center will be located at CSU's B.W. Pickett Equine Center. The Temple Grandin Equine Center will host multiple education and service programs, as well as equine-assisted activities and therapies, and undergraduate and research programs.

A world-renowned professor of animal science for more than 20 years and avid autism advocate, Grandin's work in the livestock industry includes creating now-standard methods of humane slaughter. Her work in this area began in the 1970s.

Grandin was one of 10 women inducted to the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2017. Members of this elite institution must be United States citizens and they must have contributed something of enduing value and of national or global importance.

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