Yoder the police horse back on patrol

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington police horse injured after falling into a manhole is now back at work.

Yoder’s leg became stuck in an uncovered utility access hole during the Christmas parade in downtown Lexington.

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It took two hours to get him out.

He was taken to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital to be treated for abrasions.

Yoder’s training with the Lexington Police Department’s mounted unit is credited with keeping the 17-year-old from being seriously injured.



On Tuesday, the Lexington Police Department announced Yoder was back on patrol.