Horse airlifted to safety after fall in Malibu Creek State Park

Sunday, June 04, 2017 10:00PM
Los Angeles County firefighters rescued a horse in Malibu Creek State Park, airlifting him to safety after a fall from a steep slope.


CALABASAS, Calif. - Los Angeles County firefighters rescued a horse in Malibu Creek State Park, airlifting him to safety after a fall from a steep slope.

The horse named Jack fell from a slope Sunday afternoon.

His owner called for help and a veterinarian who responded to the scene tranquilized the horse before he could be attached to a harness and hoisted out of the narrow canyon by helicopter.


The horse was safely dropped to a safe location. The extent of Jack's injuries was not immediately known, but he was later seen standing.
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