SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Crews in Simi Valley came to the rescue Thursday of an injured horse stuck in the brush of a steep canyon.

Rescuers arrived around 2:10 p.m. at First Street and Long Canyon near the Montgomery fire road to help a horse that had suffered an injury to its leg, CBS2/KCAL9’s Stu Mundel reported.

READ MORE: Rakell, Stolarz Help Ducks End Skid In 4-0 Win Over Senators

The horse had been at the location since Tuesday night, the Ventura County Fire Department said.

READ MORE: Lakers F LeBron James Fined $15,000 For "Obscene Gesture"

A crew cut through the heavy brush restricting the animal’s movement, and he was able to then walk out on his own.

MORE NEWS: Black Friday Safety: More 'Smash-And-Grab' Robberies Prompt Increase In Mall Security, Pleas To Be Aware While Shopping

A veterinarian was called in to assess the horse’s condition.