Firefighters rescue horse from pool in Florida

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June 22 (UPI) -- Florida firefighters came to the rescue of a horse that became spooked and jumped off its owner's deck into a swimming pool.

Pasco County Fire Rescue said crews responded to Cindy Buckel's home when her horse, Mo, became spooked by another equine and ended up jumping off a deck into her pool.


Firefighters said in a Facebook post that they used "large animal rescue equipment" to fit Mo with a harness and hoist him back to dry land.

The horse was not injured and was returned to his owner.

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