Healing with Animals: Quality of Life Video
Quality of Life

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Healing with Animals: Quality of Life (2003)

Episode 13
Only available in United States

Three years ago a Gig Harbor, Washington, woman was housebound with severe epilepsy. After developing a special bond with a very talented Vietnamese pot bellied pig, her seizures have subsided and she has a developed a new life touring the county fair circuit with her performing pig. Then, we meet a young woman with advanced Huntington’s disease who was confined to a debilitating life in a wheelchair until she was encouraged to resume her childhood passion of horse riding. She built a strong relationship with her favorite horse and now competes in a Special Riders Competition.



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