Thin ice proves problematic for area animals

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Photo courtesy KT Ridenhour Pagosa Fire Protection District personnel cut a path through ice and lead a trapped horse to safety Monday afternoon. The horse was successfully rescued in less than 30 minutes by the crew, which is trained to perform ice rescues.
Photo courtesy KT Ridenhour
Pagosa Fire Protection District personnel cut a path through ice and lead a trapped horse to safety Monday afternoon. The horse was successfully rescued in less than 30 minutes by the crew, which is trained to perform ice rescues.

Thin ice proved to be an issue for area animals over the last week, with both good and bad results.

On Monday afternoon, Dec. 29, a horse was successfully rescued after falling through the ice and being trapped in a pond near McCabe Street.

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