Waimea mini-horse named nonprofit’s Pet of the Year

courtesy photo Darby, the therapy mini-horse has won Pet Partners’ Pet of the Year 2024. The first winner, and first entrant ever from Hawaii, raised $16,277 in the national nonprofit’s annual fundraiser. Here he is making a new friend at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital, while his owner, Lynn Scully, QNHCH marketing and communications manager, looks on.

A miniature horse from Waimea that visits patients at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital has become national nonprofit Pet Partners’ “Pet of the Year.”