Grant’s Farm horse dies after falling into icy pond

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Emergency personnel were called to Grant’s Farm Sunday afternoon around 5 pm for a horse rescue.  Both the Mehlville and Affton Fire Departments responded with cold weather rescue teams.

Mehlville Chief Brian Hendricks says the horse was owned by the park and had wander onto a small pond and fell through the ice.

Rescuers were able to pull the horse to safety, but it later died from hypothermia.

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