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Veterinarian Mike Gotchey and Mary Sue Sorenson visit with Ser Vivor at the Steamboat Veterinary Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Ser Vivor was rescued from the North Routt backcountry Sunday and is thought to have spent four months in the wilderness before being spotted by a group of snowmobilers that was riding in the area.

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Snowmobilers, Forest Service, veterinarian help rescue horse

Ser Vivor may be a small horse, but he somehow survived as many as four months in the North Routt backcountry, grazing on the sparse feed he found in tree wells exposed by the dry climate.

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