Texas A&M University System recently announced the establishment of the Courtney Grimshaw Fowler Equine Therapeutic Program in memory of Courtney Grimshaw Fowler. Made possible through a generous donation from the Grimshaw family, the program will be supported by Texas A&M University, specifically Parson’s Mounted Cavalry, the Texas A&M Department of Animal Sciences, the Corps of Cadets, and with strategic partnerships with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) and Ride On Center for Kids (R.O.C.K.).

The equine therapeutic program will provide teaching experience to Texas A&M undergraduate and graduate students interested in the equine therapy industry and will provide needed assistance to citizens with special needs, including veterans.

Grimshaw Fowler, who died in 2010 at age 46, was an internationally ranked dressage competitor, as well as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. “This program embodies so much of Courtney, from her love of horses and their contributions to her wellness, to her desire to help others, said Jim Grimshaw, on behalf of the Grimshaw family.