This horse seems to understand people in need. He’s Peyo, a stallion that visits people in hospitals and retirement homes in France. After a thorough cleaning, he’s allowed to enter these establishments and walk down the corridors until he stops at the door of someone’s room. That means he wants to visit them. Those he comes into contact with say he brings joy, and the staff acknowledge he has an “extraordinary positive effect” on the patients.

Some people call it animal mediation, others simply admit that it’s inexplicable, and beautiful.

Here’s Peyo in action: 

For more, check out Les Sabots Du Coeur [“The hooves of the heart”].