Horse surprises owner at Pasco hospital to help recovery

LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. (WFLA) – There wasn’t a dry eye in the hospital when a patient got a huge surprise.

Christine Carbonneau, 58, has been battling a long illness and she has been trying to wean off a ventilator. She ‘s been a patient at Florida Hospital Connerton Long Term Acute Care Facility in Land O’ Lakes.

Since Christine seemed a little down, her longtime partner Gary arranged for her horse to visit her at the facility.

The staff at the facility made arrangements for Monday’s surprise, and was able to get Christine off the vent and outside so she could be eye to eye with her beloved horse, Ireland.

The staff said it was a very touching moment.

MORE TOP STORIES:

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s