If you think fall leaves are hard to get cleaned out of your swimming pool in North Georgia just imagine trying to get a horse out! We know some of you have horses around Milton and the Polo Fields but please keep them out of your swimming pool! ;)
Mesa, AZ firefighters responded to an unusual rescue call Saturday.
A homeowner near Val Vista and University drives called at about 2:30 p.m. to report that his horse fell into his swimming pool. When firefighters arrived at the home, they found the horse in the shallow end of the pool.
Mesa firefighters rescued a horse that fell into its owner's swimming pool. The horse had to first be tranquilized.
Firefighters called a veterinarian, who tranquilized the horse, which was distressed by its predicament. Firefighters were able to keep the horse's head out of the water and then used a lift system to get it out of the pool.
The horse is doing fine, Mesa Fire Department Capt. Forrest Smith said.