Horse is popular care home visitor

A nine-year-old horse has been visiting care homes in Shropshire and has become a hit.

Rupert is a regular visitor to residential homes across the county.

He entertains and interacts with people.

It is thought spending time with horses can help to reduce stress and improve hand-eye coordination.

BBC reporter Anjana Gadgil has been to meet Rupert.

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