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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL (CBS) – A horse had to be rescued from a deep ditch in Florida after it slipped off the road Tuesday morning.

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The ditch was so deep the horse’s head could barely be seen from above.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue tactical fire units used ropes and a strong sling to raise the horse up onto land a little before 11:00 a.m. eastern time.

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The horse was greeted by either its owner or handler and other farm employees.

The horse was then seen being escorted back to its home on someone’s property.

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