All-Female Team Of Heroes Rescued 100 Horses On An Island

All-Female Team Of Heroes Rescued 100 Horses On An Island
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Nearly 100 horses were left stranded on a small island in the Netherlands, back in 2006. About 90 miles from Amsterdam, outside the town called Marrum, seawater surged into the land due to a massive storm. The hillock that had turned into an island had taken the life of about 19 horses, as they drowned, or died of the exposure.

Miracle on November 3, 2006.

Miracle on November 3, 2006.

On the third day, the water was expected to rise, following a mightier storm. The horses were getting fragile, too. Then, Susan, Micky, Antje, Hinke, Christina, and Fardow - the all-female riders, did the thing. They gathered together the next day, to save the horses.

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Authorities continually failed in rescuing them.

Authorities continually failed in rescuing them.
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The efforts of the authorities in rescuing the horses continually failed.

They had no way out.

They had no way out.
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The helpless horses could do nothing but cuddle together.

A posting on a horse forum.

A posting on a horse forum.
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A posting appeared on a forum, hailing experienced riders to bring the horses to rescue. Forty years old Norma Miedema was the first to offer her help to the innocent creatures.

They all followed unquestioningly.

They all followed unquestioningly.
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Several women then guided them back to the safe place at about 650 yards away.

All followed except one.

All followed except one.
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All the horses allowed the courageous ladies to lead them to safety, 650 yards away. Only one horse had to be dealt with difficultly.

Their efforts applauded.

Their efforts applauded.
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With horse hoof decorations, the horses, and their heroes were commemorated in Marrum. And, the six women riders, were honored by their government for their unconditional efforts.

Here's the video!