Sometimes, crisis ignites conflict between individuals. Emergency situations can have a way of dividing people if they allow panic to take over. On the other hand, many people are able to unite in times of crisis — bringing out the very best in humanity.
Such was the case at a frozen pond near Patrick Creek, just south of Kalispell, Montana, where four horses recently fell through the ice.
The young horses were reportedly playing on and around the pond when the ice cracked and disaster struck. The poor animals spent the next three hours immersed in icy water until a whole village of people was able to pull them out, one at a time.
Thanks to the effort of numerous volunteers from the community and emergency crews from across the Kalispell community, a potentially fatal situation was averted. Through ongoing collaboration and effort, the lives of four horses were ultimately saved.
And where are they now? All of the horses have fully recovered from the icy encounter and returned to being their young, frisky selves. Let’s just hope that their next adventure is less heartache and more horseplay!
Watch the dramatic rescue in the video below, and share to thank all the people that collaborated in the rescue!
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