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Okay, okay. I’ll talk about the mare in West Virginia who somehow wedged her head into a tree trunk.

This happened back in October 2008. For some reason, the UK’s Telegraph picked it up, and this story went absolutely viral. It was EVERYWHERE. Including my inbox. Ad nauseum.

I didn’t feel right picking it up for primetime play on TheHorse.com as I couldn’t get a good handle on who really shot the pics to get legal permission to reprint (article says it’s the neighbor who cut her free, while credit under the image goes to someone else–and there were some other inconsistencies on the other sites on which the images were posted).

So here it is. A link to poor Gracie who got her head stuck in a tree. Also, please note the Telegraph‘s excellent concluding line: “It remains unclear why Gracie put her head into the gap

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