Horse rescued after taking a dip in Bohemia swimming pool

A horse named Penny got lucky.

Suffolk County police and Bohemia firefighters rescued the 3-year-old mare stuck in the deep end of a swimming pool Saturday morning, trapped in the homeowner’s pool covering.

The resident of the home called 911 just before 8 a.m. to report their horse was stuck in the in-ground pool on Pond Road.

Suffolk police with Penny after the ordeal. Credit: SCPD

Police, emergency service officers and firefighters were able to pull the horse to more shallow waters and rescue her, uninjured.

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John Asbury covers the Town of Hempstead and the City of Long Beach. He has been with Newsday since 2014 and previously covered crime for nine years for The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif.

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Mike Hunter

Mike is the owner of the local pool shop. He's been in the business for over 20 years and knows everything there is to know about pools. He's always happy to help his customers with whatever they need, whether it's advice on pool maintenance or choosing the right chemicals. He's also a bit of a pool expert, and is always happy to share his knowledge with anyone who's interested.

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