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The Power of Horses

Nov 20, 2021 - May 9, 2022


Horses, humans, and history come together in an exciting new exhibition on the first floor of the History Colorado Center. The Power of Horses will reveal strength, majesty, and diversity in Colorado's history through fun and fascinating stories of horses throughout our state.

This exhibit features a mix of captivating artifacts, pop-culture cues, and engaging activities to explore the power of horses. No stone is left unturned on this meandering journey through Colorado history, from prehistoric horses and Ute tribal traditions to contemporary Black horsemanship and even therapeutic horses. Visitors can explore the many ways these beautiful animals have shaped Colorado communities, as working animals, sources of entertainment, treasured companions, or symbols of freedom.