Miniature horse being trained in Yorkshire to become UK's first 'guide horse'

Written by ITV Report Tuesday, 27 June 2017 14:24
Trainee guide horse Digby pictured with Katy Smith. Credit: ITV Trainee guide horse Digby pictured with Katy Smith. Credit: ITV ITV

A miniature horse is being trained in North Yorkshire to provide people who are visually impaired an alternative to guide dogs.

Seven-week-old Digby is being trained by Katy Smith at a centre in Northallerton. Her other miniature horses attend care homes to offer therapy to older people.

It is hoped he can offer mobility assistance and help with a range of household tasks, from emptying the washing machine to using a dishcloth to clean work surfaces... READ MORE


 

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