Mom watches from closeby as feral foal is rescued from mud

For years, wild horses have shared the terrain in and around Candice and Jordan Camille’s British Columbia range holdings.

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Jordan’s role as a Range Rider, according to Candice, is to “keep an eye on the herds, the meadows, and the boundary fences.” He just came upon a herd of stray horses at a drinking well.

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Normally, his presence would frighten the horses, but for some reason, they were standing firm. Candice is a professional photographer, so he informed her that the horses were close enough for her to picture them.

“What he did not realize was that they were standing their ground and protecting a new born foal that was stuck in deep mud near the watering hole,” the Camilles explained on their YouTube channel. 

Every time he tried to approach the foal to release her, a white mare lunged at him. A stallion also stood guard, guarding the mare.

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Jordan was chased away multiple times by the horses. Jordan had no idea how long the filly had been trapped, but he knew it had to be freed if it was to survive.

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“Candice arrived to give Jordan a hand, it took the both of them to watch the mare and pull the foal out. This video shows clips through out what was probably two hours, of pulling the foal out, rubbing it down, giving it electro lites and waiting for the mare to re-claim the baby,” the pair writes of the rescue.