Horse rescued after swimming out to sea
May 17, 2012
The Arabian horse named William swam out to sea after being spooked by waves during a photo shoot on Summerland Beach. He quickly disappeared from the view of those on the shore.
Later, he was spotted swimming away from land by employees of an oil rig about a mile from shore. After an almost three hour swim, the horse was led back to land by members of the Harbor Patrol.
William, who was cold and tired, is currently recovering at the Alamo Pintado Equine Hospital in Los Olivos.