Pencil Rescued from Icy Pond

By: Caitlin Burke

Feb 21 2009

Category: horses

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A firefighter comforts Pencil, a horse that fell through the ice on a pond on Doug Oldiges’ farm in Melbourne, Ky, on Wednesday Feb. 4, 2009. Firefighters and members of the Northern Kentucky Large Animal Rescue Team rescued Pencil with plywood and slings to pull him out of the ice. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Patrick Reddy)

[ Source – with a set of 6 pictures of the rescue | Update: Another article with more pictures ]

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