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Large Animal Rescue Team Responds to Two Equine Calls

The Large Animal Rescue Team responded to a horse that was down on Russell King Lane.
The Large Animal Rescue Team responded to a horse that was down on Russell King Lane. (click image for slideshow)
July 27, 2016 | The Large Animal Rescue Team, with Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, responded to two calls this morning involving horses.   The first call came in at approximately 7:30 this morning at 882 Ranchwood Trail in Woodstock regarding a horse being down. According to Special Operations Chief, Darrell Mitchell, the team was able to place straps underneath the animal and raise him back up. ... (read complete story)

The horse was placed in a sling to be raised up.
The horse was placed in a sling to be raised up.
Team members lower the sling down so the horse is standing on its own weight.
Team members lower the sling down so the horse is standing on its own weight.
The horse falls down after its first attempt to stand on its own weight.
The horse falls down after its first attempt to stand on its own weight.
Darrell Mitchell, Special Operations Chief, begins to walk the horse around.
Darrell Mitchell, Special Operations Chief, begins to walk the horse around.
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