Officials: Crews Rescue Rider, Horse From Cliff Near Auburn

EL DORADO COUNTY — Officials are near the confluence of the American River responded to reports of a person on a horse dangling off a cliff Wednesday.

The El Dorado County Fire Protection District reports the rider and the horse fell around 50 feet while they were on a nearby trail.

Cal Fire and Grass Valley Fire crews were also at the scene.

Both the rider and the horse sustained minor injuries but were eventually rescued.

Stay with FOX40 for more updates from the scene.

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