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Grant’s Farm horse dies after falling into icy pond

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – 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.It wandered onto a small pond and fell through the ice.

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