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Horse rescued from pond in Wayland

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Mar 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 12:31:42-05

WAYLAND, Mich. — Allegan County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control deputy helped rescue a horse from a pond last week.

The deputy responded Feb. 26 to a home in Wayland Township, where a horse named Missy had been stuck in the owner’s pond for an unknown amount of time.

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Members of the Wayland Fire Department also responded.

After less than 30 minutes in the pond, fire department personnel had cut and removed the ice, made a path and successfully got Missy out of the water.