In the News: ‘Horse rescued after hoof gets stuck on bridge’

That’s the headline from The Columbian about an everyday trail ride that turned nightmarish in Camas, Wash..

The owner and her 6-year-old mare were traversing an old wooden railroad bridge about 12 feet above a running creek when the horse stepped between slats and fell.

According to the story,

A veterinarian was dispatched and sedated the animal, calming the horse enough to allow firefighters to work on lifting the horse’s leg. Crews worked for about two and a half hours before freeing the horse, which suffered only minor injuries.

Here’s a video from KOIN Local 6:

Read the full story here.


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