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Horse rescued from ditch near Carver cranberry bog

The rescue team worked to remove the horse, Romey, from a drainage ditch.
George Rizer for the Boston Globe
The rescue team worked to remove the horse, Romey, from a drainage ditch.
George Rizer for The Boston Globe
Horse owner Kathy O’Leary shared a moment with Romey after the rescue.

The Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team was called to aid a horse that had fallen into a drainage ditch on the perimeter of a cranberry bog off Center Street in Carver on Saturday afternoon.

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The Carver Fire Department was called to the scene at first, but then brought in the rescue team.

After a 30-minute struggle, with pulleys and a hoist, the horse, Romey, was freed , apparently uninjured.