Horse named Mercy freed from Florida septic tank by rescue workers

“Rescue workers from Flagler and St. Johns counties spent about three-and-and-half hours working to free a 24-year-old quarter horse.”

From: CBSnews.com

BUNNELL, Fla. — Officials say animal rescue workers have freed a horse that fell into a septic tank hole in central Florida.

Local media outlets report that Mercy, a 24-year-old quarter horse, fell through the tank’s fiberglass cover Tuesday morning behind a home in Bunnell. Rescue workers from Flagler and St. Johns counties spent about three-and-and-half hours working to free her.

Jennifer Lockwood, a lead veterinarian at Shelton Veterinary Clinic, told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that Mercy sustained minor cuts and scrapes on her left shoulder and knee.

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