Nicole Graham at Avalon Beach in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

25/02/2013 23:53

A Salute to this Amazing Human Hero for Animals


Race against the tide: Bravery of young mother who stayed by her horse's side for THREE HOURS after getting trapped in mud 'like quicksand'


Panic as 78-stone show horse is 'swallowed-up' by mud

Mother freed her daughter and another horse before returning to trapped animal

Astro was freed just minutes before the tide closed in 


'Like quicksand': Both Miss Graham and her horse were stuck up to their waists in the mud as the tide was closing in

Emotional: Miss Graham said it was heartbreaking to see her horse so exhausted and struggling



















Nicole Graham leads Astro away from the beach after members of the Country Fire Authority and the State Emergency Services successfully freed the horse from the mud.

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