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FCSO rescues horse from pool

On Dec. 2 the Frederick County Sheriffs Office announced the rescue of a horse after taking a call about an 1800 lb. Draft horse falling into a residential swimming pool.

Upon arrival, deputies determined the horse had knocked the top rail off the fence and then jumped over it.

The animal then walked out onto the Nylon pool cover before falling through.

The horse’s head remained above water in the 9 foot deep pool while deputies cut away the pool cover.

They then led the horse to the shallow end and eventually up the stairs and onto the pool deck.

The horse is doing fine following the incident and was checked by it’s regular veterinarian.

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