SISTERS, Ore. -- Authorities say two horses have been rescued from a mud bog in Central Oregon.
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office says Bonnie Malone of Sisters was riding with two horses off a Forest Service road on Saturday when the animals got stuck in chest-high mud.
Cell phones don't work in that area, so the 67-year-old Malone had to leave her horses to get help.
Search and rescue volunteers, a veterinarian and others went to the scene and extracted the horses named Stella and Middle Rage.
Deputy Jeff Winters says neither horse suffered a serious injury. He says Malone is an experienced rider, but she got caught in a place where snow melt saturated the ground.