Miniature horses to work the hospital halls

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HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – Some horses will soon be galloping down the hallways of local hospitals.

Four miniature horses are taking classes to become certified therapy horses in hospitals.

2 NEWS caught up with them at the Sit, Stay n Play Dog Park in Huber Heights.

They train with therapy dogs to learn how to interact with other animals.

Trainers told 2 NEWS it is always a fun experience when the mini horses show up at a patient’s bedside.

It’s always surprise,” said Bob Wisenberger. “The mouth flies open. Look it’s a horse! You know you hear that a lot. That is the thing, they are not expecting to see a horse.”

Two of the mini horses will go to Dayton Children’s Hospital.

The others will go to Forest Glen Health Campus in Springfield. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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