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.READ MORE: Eviction Moratorium: What Happens To Renters When The CDC Ban Expires?
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.READ MORE: Man Asks Woman For Change, Pulls Gun And Sexually Assaults Her
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.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Stealing Car Fatally Shot By Vehicle's Owner Outside Dallas Restaurant, Police Say
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