A horse that fell into a ravine in Carmel Valley has been rescued.

The accident happened after 4 p.m. Friday at Carmel Country and Carmel Mountain roads.

The horse was walking across the ravine when he lost his footing and fell backward into the ravine, according to reports.

horse ravine rescueCrews used shovels to dig the horse out because he could not be air-lifted.

Rescue crews said the horse did not suffer any injuries.