BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A horse was rescued from a frozen pond by multiple first responders in Bedford County on Christmas Day.

Shortly before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25, crews with the Bedford Fire Department were called to the 1300 block of Artwood Drive in Huddleston for an animal rescue.

According to authorities, a horse was trapped in a frozen pond. Members from multiple companies worked together throughout the night to remove the horse and bring it to safety.