Of Horse, Human and Nature - Presenting Natural Horsemanship in the 21st Century Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

This event is free to all UMW students:

OF HORSE, HUMAN & NATURE brings together leading voices and experts in equine, animal behavior, natural horsemanship, ranching, outfitting, wilderness and back country recreation, equine and human initiatives that advance well-being, horse-and-rider demonstrations, hands-on experiences with horses, and compelling storytellers, award-winning equine films on critical and timely topics and issues, and filmmakers as well as the latest research and science of the horse-human relationship.

Dr. Temple Grandin is well known to many for her trailblazing work as a spokesperson for people with autism and her lifelong work with animal behavior. She will be speaking at 11am both Thursday and Friday, September 9th and 10th at the Montana Center for Horsemanship. She has been a consultant to the La Cense Ranch, in Dillon, Montana and has advised many ranches on the best livestock handling practices. Dr. Grandin has been with Colorado State University (CSU) for over 25 years and is considered one of the nation’s top 10 college professors.

Her life’s work has been to understand her own autistic mind, and to share that knowledge with the world, aiding in the treatment of individuals with the condition. Her understanding of the human mind has aided her in her work with animal behavior, and she is one of the most respected experts in both autism and animal behavior in the world.

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