Langley Horse’s Visit Makes for Unforgettable Experience for Hospital Patient
Having been in the hospital for over five months, Jim Clarkson’s first trip outside was made even better with some four-legged visitors. Jim, whose health has taken a turn for the worse, has a soft spot for horses, having spent 20 years volunteering with Langley’s Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities.
“His love of horses brought him to us,” said Karen Nishiyama, the volunteer coordinator and administrative coordinator with PRDA. The unique visit was a result of a phone call to Karen from Shelly Lynn Gardner, a rehabilitation specialist at Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) and is likely the first time horses have been brought to the hospital to visit a patient…READ MORE
Photo: Rick Gammer