VIDEO: Chopper rescues horse that tumbled off cliff while grazing

Posted at 4:53 PM, Aug 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-01 16:53:56-04

PALERMO, Italy -- Amazing video shows emergency crews in Italy using a helicopter to lift a horse to safety after it fell off a cliff.

The horse was reportedly grazing in a field when it stumbled down an incline and became trapped.

Volunteers called in the emergency team after several failed attempts to assist the animal.

The horse was reunited with its owner and received an all clear from its veterinarian.