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Firefighters rescue horse from pool

Posted: 12:51 PM, Aug 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-28 15:51:15-04
Firefighters rescue horse from pool

Authorities say Phoenix firefighters had to save an unusual cowboy from a pool - a horse named Cowboy, that is.

KPHO-TV in Phoenix reports Phoenix firefighters pulled Cowboy from a Phoenix pool on Saturday after a neighbor spotted water rippling around the 1,100-pound equine.
    
The horse's owner, Gail Stone, believes her donkey, Bernie, chewed a chain on a neighbor's gate to allow for Cowboy to escape and grab a swim.
    
Stone says she got in the pool with the horse, then put on a bridle and a lead rope to try to get Cowboy out.
    
Firefighters eventually rescued the horse by using a hose to hoist him out.
    
Stone says Cowboy was hyperventilating but eventually calmed down.