Using only a boogie board and an extension cord, a determined father and son spent a sleepless night saving an exhausted horse name Tilly from drowning in a deadly flood.
Leigh Shepherd, 52, and his son, Rob, 21, came to Tilly’s aid during the early hours of April 1 when Leigh’s wife, Colleen, heard a sound shortly after midnight in front of their home in Murwillumbah in New South Wales, Australia.
They shined a flashlight into the darkness and saw a horse struggling to swim in rising water about 40 feet from their home. While they didn’t know it at the time, the horse belonged to a neighbor about four doors …