VIDEO: Macomb County first responders rescue horse from frozen pond

Deputy fell through ice during rescue

RAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A horse that fell into a frozen pond in Ray Township was rescued Wednesday.

Watch a video of the rescue below.

Deputies from the Macomb County Sheriff's Office helped remove the animal. Initially, deputies tried to use a rope to get the horse out, but they couldn't get its legs above the ice.

The deputy who attempted to attach a rope to the horse's bridle fell through the ice. He was quickly pulled out and continued to help with the rescue.

Personnel from the Ray Township Fire Department also responded and assisted with breaking ice to get the horse out.

After being removed from the pond, the horse was checked by its veterinarian. Both the horse and deputy who fell in the water were uninjured. 

Watch a video of the rescue from the Macomb County Sheriff's Office below.

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