A horse and its rider that fell into a mud pit yesterday in Hamilton Township were successfully rescued after being stuck for two hours.

Rescue equipment at farm in Hamilton (Brian McCathy, OnScene News)

The unidentified rider of "Bruno" fell into a pit located on Old York Road near Sawmill Road according to WCAU TV which reports around sixty emergency responders came to their aide. Once they arrived it took about a half-hour to free them.

The woman suffered a minor shoulder injury; the horse was not injured.