During the visit, Patrick got to stroke Victor and feed him a carrot — small but meaningful gestures that brought him peace. The horse, meanwhile, appeared to sense what a special moment it was for the man.
"Victor stood solidly and took in everything going on around him," Sim said. "He knew he was doing a good thing."
Like all good things, the visit eventually came to an end. But as Patrick waved goodbye, he seemed more ready than ever to embark on his next adventure with a full and happy heart. And soon he did.