Children at Children’s Hospital New Orleans had a delightful surprise when they had the opportunity to meet one of Budweiser’s renowned Clydesdales.
Hanza, the lovable giant, made a special appearance in town for the 13th annual Horses, Hops & Cops Fundraiser. This incredible event aims to raise funds for the N.O.P.D. As part of the heartwarming tradition, a Budweiser trailer visits the hospital to bring joy and happiness to the young patients.
The Children’s Hospital has captured several heartwarming pictures from the day and shared them on Instagram. You can browse through the photos below.
“What an enjoyable day we had, spending time with the majestic Clydesdale horse, Hanza!” exclaims the caption. “We are incredibly grateful to the Budweiser Clydesdales for allowing our patients to interact with this remarkable creature.”
The photos capture nurses, doctors, parents, and children gently petting Hanza’s face and posing beside him, radiating joyful smiles. The serene Clydesdale revels in the affection and effortlessly brightens everyone’s day.
Clydesdales, known for their impressive size, can reach towering heights of up to 19 hands, equivalent to over six feet tall. Weighing in at over 2,000 pounds, they rank among the largest horse breeds globally. Remarkably, despite their massive stature, Clydesdales are renowned for their gentle and tranquil nature.
The event was captured on video and shared by Children’s Hospital New Orleans on TikTok. The video highlights Hanza’s genuine interest in the children, who are equally captivated by him.
One follower expressed their awe, saying, “This is such a wonderful present for these children.”
Another person expressed their love for horses, saying, “Love horses!!!! They always made my day brighter!!!!! Love the unconditional love.”
A user expressed their delight and amazement at the natural healing abilities of horses, particularly their fuzzy feet.
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