Alberta firefighters rescue 7 horses from frozen over pond (PHOTOS)

Apr 17 2017, 9:20 pm

An animal rescue north of us has produced quite the buzz, and rightfully so.

Photographer William Vavrek posted some stunning photos of the rescue on his facebook page and County of Grande Prairie gave more info on the rescue on their page.

On Sunday, April 16, ten horses fell into and got trapped in an icy pond near Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Image: William Vavrek Photography / Facebook

Firefighters from La Glace, County of Grande Prairie used chainsaws to cut into the icy pond making a path then used slings and boards to get the horses out of the water.

Image: William Vavrek Photography / Facebook

Image: William Vavrek Photography / Facebook