Heartwarming – Horse Brings Joy To Hospital Patients. Peyo is a therapy horse who brings smiles and encouragement to those who need it most. They think he has a sixth sense because he decides which rooms he wants to enter, and it’s always someone who needs him most. In this video, Peyo insists on entering a room of a young man who does not have long to live. The connection the two make will bring you to tears. This unusual therapist, known for his amazing aptitude towards humans, helps to boost morale and bring smiles to those who need it most. Routine contact with Peyo is improving patients’ mood.
Hassen Bouchakour, Peyo’s trainer from the Les Sabots du Coeur Association, says: “It is one of the most pure, honest, and sweet things.”
“They like each other very much without asking for anything else.”
Peyo meets patients and residents from pediatrics and palliative care unit, psychiatry and Alzheimer’s services. He also visits the elderly and end-of-life children at homes.