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Dramatic Horse Rescue in Mid-Missouri

December 22, 2013 St. Louis No Comments

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) A equine gave his owners a shock after descending into a executive Missouri swimming pool in frozen weather.

The Columbia Missourian (http://bit.ly/Jevg9Y ) reports that a gelding, named Hershey, transient Friday night. Owner Melody Whitworth fast called 911 after a equine tumbled by a tarp of a pool on her neighbor’s Hallsville property.

She says rescuers used glow hoses to raise adult a horse’s head. Crews also cut a remaining straps that hold a tarp in place and used a tarp to beam Hershey to a shoal end. Eventually, Hershey was means to travel adult a pool’s stairs.

Boone County Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Gale Blomenkamp pronounced that nonetheless a equine was in a H2O for 30 to 40 minutes, he was doing well. Whitworth called a knowledge “traumatic.”

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