Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Equine Assisted Services

The CSU Temple Grandin Equine Center’s Denver location at the National Western Complex currently offers several types of programs for all abilities.

Outpatient Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy – This treatment strategy may only be performed  by a licensed health care professional. Therapists use the movement of the horse to achieve desired  physical, emotional, cognitive and sensory outcomes. These are usually one-on-one sessions and may be  reimbursed by private insurance, Medicaid, grants or private pay. 

*For more information regarding Therapy services and Insurance contact

Debbie Mogor, PTA, TGEC Denver EAAT Coordinator, 720-630-3311,

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) – This may be a mounted or unmounted activity with licensed  Psychotherapists. This is an experiential form of psychotherapy which involves the horse to help improve  mental and emotional health as well coping skills. These may be one-in-one, group or family sessions and  may be reimbursed by insurance, Medicaid, grants or private pay. 

Adaptive Riding (AR) – This may performed by a PATH (Professional Association for Therapeutic  Horsemanship) Certified instructor. Individuals learn horsemanship skills, i.e. how to groom, tack and ride  the horse. This may be beneficial for anyone with physical or cognitive issues. These may be one-in-one,  or group (great for school groups) sessions and may not be billable to insurance, however may be  reimbursed by grants or private pay. 

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) – In EAL there are three main areas of concentration, education,  corporate/professional development and coaching/personal development. This may not be billable  through insurance, however may be reimbursed by grants or private pay.

Cost: $25

Location: 4980 Brighton Blvd

When: March 31st 9:00am- 11:00am

*There will be paperwork emailed to you upon registration that must be filled out prior to the riding day including Medical History which must be signed by a physician.