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By Colleen Kesterson
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Horse, Mule Fall Through Ice

Animals Rescued

 

Colleen Kesterson, Pathfinder

Swan Valley resident Tony Hulett with his horse Trav and mule Mitzy. The animals were rescued with help from neighbors and the Swan Valley and Swan Lake Volunteer Fire Departments after falling through thin ice on Hulett's property.

SWAN VALLEY - During the afternoon of Jan. 31, Swan Valley resident Tony Hulett thought his horse Trav and mule Mitzy would surely die. They both fell through the thin ice after following an elk trail to the confluence of Meadow Creek and Alder Creek that flow into a pond on his property. With help from neighbors and the Swan Valley and Swan Lake Volunteer Fire Departments, they were able to rescue both animals.

"Just the horse's head was showing above the ice but the mule had his front legs out on the ice because he had struggled so hard." said Hulett.

According to Hulett, he, his brothe...



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