A quick tie of his black-and-white tennis shoe, a tug of his rein, and Hawk went to work. Hawk is one of several American Miniature horses that Carol and Gary Swinford bring to a Woodstock, Illinois nursing home to provide joy to the residents there.  “It makes them forget for just a moment what they’re going through,” said Mrs. Swinford, who has been bringing these miniatures to the nursing home for about 20 years.  You can check out this cool story here: http://www.nwherald.com/lists/...