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VIDEO: Pony on the run in Great Falls

Posted at 11:23 AM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 13:23:26-05

A pony got loose on Saturday afternoon in Great Falls, backing up traffic on the city's busiest street.

The video below was captured by Luke Schermele at 3:54 p.m. near the intersection of 10th Avenue South and 9th Street. The Great Falls Police Department confirmed with KRTV that traffic was diverted while the pony was loose.

A rancher named Jason and his sons Dusty and Kody were able to safely catch the pony on the 10th Avenue South bridge.

Jason, Dusty and Kody of Seventysix Ranch pose with GFPD and the pony they caught.
Jason, Dusty and Kody of Seventysix Ranch pose with GFPD and the pony they caught.
 Jason and his sons Dusty and Kody were able to safety catch the pony
Jason and his sons Dusty and Kody were able to safely catch the pony

GFPD confirmed the pony was caught and brought back to its owners within the hour, but didn't provide any other details about how the pony got loose.

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