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Howard County crews rescue Hershey the horse after hours of being stuck in mud pit

Crews rescue Hershey the horse
Posted at 10:37 AM, Feb 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 10:37:50-05

WEST FRIENDSHIP, Md. — A 32-year-old horse is safe and sound after emergency crews in Howard County rescued him from a mud pit Monday.

Hershey had been trapped for several hours in the 11800 block of Old Frederick Road.

A team made up of firefighters, a veterinarian, and members of the Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue used several tools including a crane to lift Hershey out of the mud.