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London Hospital allows horse to visit patient before Christmas

January 4, 2018

University College Hospital in central London allowed a horse to ride an elevator to visit a young patient before Christmas, according to an article on the Independent website.

The girl was described as a "passionate equestrian," currently fighting for her life and has no vision.

The horse's box was parked in an ambulance bay and the horse road the elevator up 13 floors

The family thanked the hospital staff, especially the infection control team for letting it happen.

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