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Horse stuck in ditch rescued by Wayne Township firefighters

The horse is thought to be around 23 years old.
The horse is thought to be around 23 years old.(Wayne Township Fire Department Facebook)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 11:42 AM EDT
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BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - A horse is safe thanks to the help of the Wayne Township Fire Department and many more.

Firefighters were called in Thursday night to help the horse, who was stuck in a ditch, according to the department’s Facebook post.

The approximately 23-year-old mare was found on her side, unable to regain the strength and balance she needed to get up.

There’s no word how long the mare was stuck in the ditch but a veterinarian was caring for her before firefighters arrived.

Once additional units got on the scene, the horse managed to regain her strength and get up on her own, according to the Facebook post.

The post did not mention how the horse wound up in the ditch.

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Posted by Wayne Township Fire Department - Butler County, OH on Thursday, September 16, 2021

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