ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Responders from departments around the state took time to train on responding to four-legged rescues.
The four day training gave crews the opportunity to learn how to apply skills they’ve acquired over the course and utilize them on rescuing animals like a horses, cows, and sheep.
Thursday’s training grounds took place at a river in corrals where teams took turns rescuing the horse from waters which is a scenario they may have to face.
Cesar, the practice horse was a good sport, going in and out of the water.
Aside from the larger animals the group also got the chance to train on rescuing dogs from wells and septic tanks.