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Layton Horse Rescued From Freezing Cold Pond

A HORSE IS RECOVERING, AFTER FALLING THROUGH ICE -- ON A POND IN LAYTON -- CHRISTMAS NIGHT.

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY, THE HORSE SLIPPED OUT OF A FENCED AREA, AND BECAME TRAPPED IN THE POND.

THE ANIMAL WAS CHEST-DEEP IN WATER, WHEN RESCUERS ARRIVED.

CREWS USED A FIRE HOSE -- AND A CITY BACKHOE -- TO PULL THE HORSE OUT.

THE ANIMAL'S OWNERS PLACED IT IN A HEATED BARN, WITH BLANKETS, AND THE HORSE IS EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.

 

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