Whoa! Search is on for missing horse

ST. JOHNS, Mich (WLNS) – The search is on in Clinton County for a missing horse that apparently bolted when it was frightened by a fireworks display June 30.

That’s when the horse was last seen by owner Amy Helgren at her St. Johns home near Sleepy Hollow State Park. Apparently Finneas the horse got out during the night when an overhead fireworks show was held.

Finneas is a 4-year-old light brown and tan Rocky Mountain gelding. He’s approximately five feet tall at the withers (that’s 15 hands tall) and weighs 1000 pounds.

He has a very distinctive look with his white mane, tail and markings on his face.

Finneas is a horse missing since June 30th near St. Johns MI
Finneas is a horse missing since June 30th near St. Johns MI

“My beautiful light red chocolate Rocky Mountain Horse with blonde/flaxen mane and tail has been missing too long.”, says Amy Helgren. “He broke out of his pasture after being frightened by an overhead fireworks display. His mane hair was found on a farmer’s pasture fence on July 4th, about seven miles southwest of our farm.”

She contacted the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and Clinton County Animal Control. Helgren also reached out to NetPosse.com and that group issued an alert on the Internet to social groups and emailed hundreds of people nationwide.

If you think you might have seen Finneas you can contact the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office at 989-224-5200 or NetPosse.com

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