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Shropshire care home horse Rupert is hit with residents

A nine-year-old horse has become a surprise hit at care homes across Shropshire.

Rupert is a regular visitor to residential homes across the county, where he entertains and interacts with residents.

It is thought equine therapy can help to reduce stress and improve hand-eye coordination.

BBC Midlands Today's Anjana Gadgil reports.