Ok, this is not about trail riding specifically, but who doesn’t love feel good stories like this? Check out CBS’s coverage of rescuing a Clydesdale – no easy task.
WASHINGTON — An 1,800-pound, 7-year old Clydesdale was rescued after becoming stuck in a ditch in Baltimore County early Wednesday morning.
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue crews responded to the 8300 block of Johnny Cake Road in Westview just before 5 a.m. to assist Baltimore County Fire and Rescue crews.
Howard County crews were requested due to their specialized training and crane equipment.
Upon arrival, crews found the Clydesdale stuck in a ditch next to a home. A veterinarian was also requested.
It took firefighters roughly 90 minutes to lift the horse out of the ditch with a crane.
There were no reported injuries.
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