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Earlier this month, Arlington, TX, experienced some flooding…
And a sinkhole formed right underneath a local family’s driveway.
But they didn’t realize it until a completely unsuspecting, helpless animal fell through the earth’s surface.
For two hours, three rescue teams and a backhoe worked together to free Ginger, a horse owned by Carolyn Putney for the past 25 years.
Instinctively, she tried to kick herself free, but that only made her sink further into the earth.
But with a lot of teamwork…
About 15 firefighters were able to hoist the majestic animal out of the four-foot-deep hole with some strategically placed straps.
She had a couple scratches on her legs and was exhausted from the harrowing experience…
But after she was rushed to the vet for a checkup and treatment, she and Putney were told that her recovery would be a quick one!
Now she’s safe and sound, above the earth’s surface, where she belongs!