VIDEO: Firefighters Rescue California Horse from Barn Loft | The Jurga Report: Horse Health, Welfare, and Care |

Sacramento Metro firefighters and members of the University of California at Davis Veterinarian Medical Response team rescued a horse from the second story of a hay loft on Christmas Eve.

@FranJurga writes: This time of year, we hear abour horses falling through thin ice, floundering through swimming pool covers, or being marooned by blizzards.

But here's a rescue of an entirely different sort, as a California horse tested the problem-solving skills of the rescue crew.

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