Horse Makes Dramatic Escape From KC Birthday Party

6 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Monday, July 02 2012 Jul 2, 2012 Monday, July 02, 2012 6:37:16 AM CDT July 02, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A horse named Kizzy is back with her owner after making a dramatic escape from a child's Kansas City birthday party.

The Kansas City Star reported that Kizzy took a two-mile jaunt through the heart of the city's Waldo neighborhood.

Her owner, Rodney Stanley, says the 5-year-old managed to escape through an opening in a fence. He tracked her by following the marks her shoes made on the pavement.

Ultimately, Kizzy was stopped by two women who followed her in a vehicle.

A man who grew up on a farm then led her to a shady spot and tied her to a tree. His wife filled a bucket of water for the horse, and the couple hosed her down as they waited for animal control.

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