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Video shows firefighters rescuing a horse from a icy West County lake

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WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Saturday FOX 2 brought you exclusive video of a dramatic rescue of a horse that fell through the ice on a West County pond.

Saturday night the Metro West Fire Protection District rescued a horse that fell through the ice on a pond.  Sunday the fire district shared video they shot of their firefighter making the rescue.

Oddly, firefighters had been practicing cold water rescues earlier in the day.

We are told the horse is recovering and doing well.