Therapy horses Valor and her sister Magic are Sheriff's Deputies and their therapy horse friends are first responders. Learn about their work with community outreach programs, with children who have lost family members in the line of duty and with victims of crime.

HOME of HERO Therapy Horse MAGIC

 One of History's Ten Most  Courageous Animals - TIME Magazine

 Most Heroic Pet In America - AARP

​A Reader's Digest/Americantowns Power of One Hero

2014  winner of the  E.T. York Distinguished Service Award 

 One of the Seven Most Notable Animal Heroes in the World - The Daily Mirror 2014 

One of 10 Most Heroic Animals of 2010 -  Newsweek / Daily Beast

Deputy with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Included in the book 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets - National Geographic Kids 2014

 2014 Breyer Portrait Model Horse (with her therapy buddy Hamlet)

 The United State Equestrian Federation Horse /Equus Foundation Horse Stars Hall of Fame  2015 

Gentle Carousel needs your support to continue bringing the love and magic of these special therapy horses to the people who need them most.

An all volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. 

Therapy horses Magic and Hamlet are honored to be 2014 Breyer Portrait Model Horses. Magic is the first real horse to ever tour the famous Breyer factory.

    Gentle Carousel Miniature TherapY Horses Bring Their Love Where It is needed most.

Teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 45,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, assisted living programs and with families who have experienced traumatic events.

  From the children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT to those dealing with the church tragedy in Charleston, SC  to the tornado survivors of Moore, OK,  these little horses bring their special love where it is needed most.

Gentle Carousel is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity.

The Power of Magic has been released!

Packed with photos, tons of fun facts and stories about therapy horse Magic and friends, it is a book that can be enjoyed by both children and adults. 

Therapy Horses of 

   Gentle Carousel