Therapy horses travel to Newtown
The animals work with ill, abused and disabled children and adults.
After surviving December’s horrific school shooting, Sandy Hook’s students have been comforted by therapy dogs — and now are getting some healing care from miniature horses.
The animals, about the size of large golden retrievers, are from Florida-based charity Gentle Carousel and traveled to Connecticut at the request of some of Newtown’s residents.
"There are some calls you just can't say no to," said Debbie Garcia-Bengochea, Gentle Carousel's director of education. "So we said yes and figured out how to make it happen."
Photo: Courtesy of Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses
— Read the full story at USA Today
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