Rare Horse Attacked At Birth By A Mountain Lion

A baby horse named Charlie is recovering from a near death experience. A Mountain lion attacked him as his mother was trying to birth him. The horse’s owners were alerted by their dogs and were able to run the mountain lion off, but not before he need medical attention.

“You could see his carotid artery. You could see that the membrane covering the carotid artery was the only thing that wasn’t broken,” said Allyson Gagnon, who treated Charlie. Charlie is a rare breed of horse called a Knabstrupper, there a less than 2,000 living across the world.

Check out the news report from ABC 7 out of San Francisco