Runaway ponies caused slight traffic in Loxahatchee

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla - Dawn Jankowski figured something was happening near her home at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday when she heard Captain Julie and WPTV's Chopper 5 hovering overhead.

"I knew it must have been runaway horses," she said.

And it was. In fact, the horses that motorists saw running along Seminole Pratt Whitney Road were the ones that ended up in her neighbor's backyard, while her own horse was close to them on the other side of the fence.

Dawn used some hay to lure the ponies onto her property, so they could stay locked inside her yard until their owner is located.

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