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Missing Mahwah horse ‘Chief’ found after 9-day search

In Their Own World by Lesley Harrison

An Oakland family whose prized horse disappeared deep into the woods of Mahwah last week––prompting a psychic and plane-aided manhunt across two states––was reunited with “Chief” Monday afternoon.

The Bergen County Police Department and Mahwah Police Chief James Batelli confirmed that Chief was found by two people near the Tennessee Gas Pipeline at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, nine days after he dashed into the woods around Stagg Hill.

Chief ran off on Saturday, March 15 after he slipped on ice and the rider dismounted, owner Denise Vulgaris told last week.

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