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Miniature Therapy Horses Treat Trauma Patients With A Magic Hug

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| September 19 , 2015 , 17:28 IST
Miniature therapy horses are spreading love and warmth by treating the loners and depressed people in America. These horses visit trauma centres and hospitals to comfort the patients by transferring positive vibes through their special touch. One such horse is even named as Magic and recognised by Time magazine in the year 2011 for its miraculous visit. ALSO READ: In Depression Using Smartphones Is Not A Smart Idea [caption id="attachment_127599" align="aligncenter" width="630"](Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page) (Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page)[/caption] They treat worst trauma cases like survivors of the Sandy Hook shooting, and child trafficking victims in Washington, D.C. They went to console the children of cops, who were killed during their duty at 2013 tornadoes. [caption id="attachment_127597" align="aligncenter" width="749"](Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page) (Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page)[/caption] They work as true healers against depression, sadness and pain. This generous idea of sending horses to people was started by Debbie Garcia-Bengochea about ten years ago in Florida. Now they have got a group of 25 miniature horses and have expanded to New York, California and Greece. [caption id="attachment_127595" align="aligncenter" width="803"](Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page) (Photo courtesy: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses Facebook Page)[/caption] Each miniature horse undergoes a two-year training to visit a patient and make the world a happier place to live.