Stuck horse hoisted from well in Florida field

Firefighters in Florida rescued a horse found with its back half stuck in a well.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said crews from Battalion 10 and Battalion 9 Special Operations were summoned to a field off Sea Chase Drive near Lake Worth on Monday on a report of an animal in distress.

Crews arrived to find the horse’s back legs were stuck in a narrow well, with the top half of the animal sticking out of the ground.

Firefighters secured the horse in a large animal rescue harness and used the crane arm of a heavy duty tow truck to hoist the horse to safety.