Rupert has been asked to appear at the Grand Opening of LifeStriders, a non-profit organization utilizing equine-assisted therapy to provide life-enhancing, physical and psychological experiences and services to individuals with special needs.

On Friday, June 3rd, at 5pm the public is invited to a special presentation of Temple Grandin - A View From The Inside and at 7pm "The Horse Boy" with comments, observations and insight provided by Rupert.

On Saturday, June 4th from 1PM-4PM, the LifeStriders’ Grand Opening Party will feature a riders’ horse show, ribbon-cutting ceremony and a special “meet and greet’ session with Rupert. The public is invited and there will be music, food and activities for the kids.

Robert Conley, LifeStriders’ President stated, “We are truly honored to have Rupert at our Grand Opening and tremendously proud of our new facility. It is our hope that through this event we can share our amazing stories of success and hope and reach out to others in need.”