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Magic the Hero Horse

Therapy horse Magic brings her special love to children and adults across the country. She has helped the families and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, the survivors of the ​Moore, OK tornadoes, the Pulse nightclub survivors in Orlando, FL, child trafficking victims in Washington, D.C and ​inside dozens of children’s and veterans ​hospitals. She represents the work of all the therapy horses of Gentle Carousel.

One of History’s 10 Most Courageous Animals-TIME Magazine

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FVMA Animal Hero of the Year

Most Heroic Pet In America AARP

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Florida Veterinary Medical Association Animal Hall of Fame

United States Equestrian Federation / Equus Foundation Horse Stars Hall of Fame

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Breyer Model Horse


One of History’s 10 Most Courageous Animals – TIME Magazine
Most Heroic Pet In America – AARP
A Reader’s Digest / Americantowns Power of One Hero
One of the 10 Most Heroic Animals of 2010 – Newsweek/The Daily Beast
2014 E.T. York Distinguished Service Award
One of Seven Most Notable Animal Heroes in the World – The Daily Mirror 2014
Magic is a Breyer Portrait Model Horse.
Magic is a Deputy with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office
United States Equestrian Federation/Equus Foundation Horse Stars Hall of Fame – 2015
Pet Hero of the Year 2016 / Florida Veterinary Medical Association Hall of Fame

Featured in National Geographic’s The Book of Heroes – 2017

Therapy horse Magic becomes Pet Hero of the Year 2016 and is inducted into the FVMA Hall of Fame.

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Magic with American Veterinary Medical Association President, Dr. Joseph Kinnarney.

Therapy horse Magic is featured in the National Geographic Kids book, The Book of Heroes

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Therapy horse Magic becomes a Sheriff’s Deputy

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Therapy horse Magic with Sheriff Darnell becomes Deputy Magic with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.

Therapy horse Magic inducted into the United States Equestrian Federation/ Equus Foundation Horse All Stars Hall of Fame

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Therapy horse Magic playing with the owner of the famous jumping horse Snowman. Snowman and Magic were both inducted into Hall of Fame in 2015.