Kyabram Free Press

The mane attraction


Pets are good for the soul and dogs are now being frequently used in aged care facilities to lift spirits.

But over at Estia Health Benalla it’s gone a bit further than that with a horse called Dolly a regular visitor.

‘‘We always have visiting dogs at the home but there is just something different about a pony walking in,’’ said Kelly Webster, a staff member at the home who has brought in her daughter’s ponies for some years now to rock star receptions.

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