Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 19, 2013

W.Va. horse rescued after getting stuck in tire

BELINGTON — Belington police, firefighters and residents pitched in to rescue a horse after it got stuck inside a large tire.

It’s not clear how the horse, named Rowdy, wound up inside the tire. One of Rowdy’s owners, Tonya Long, tells The Inter-Mountain  that she believes Rowdy got stuck after an altercation with other horses.

Rowdy was taken to a local veterinarian. Long says he’s doing OK.

The incident occurred Monday on a farm in Belington.

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