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1 of 2 Prairie Village horses washed away during flood found dead

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Lyda (gray Arabian) and Agape (brown chestnut) went missing after floods near Wolf Creek. (Stephanie Kayser/KCTV5). Lyda (gray Arabian) and Agape (brown chestnut) went missing after floods near Wolf Creek. (Stephanie Kayser/KCTV5).
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -

UPDATE: KCTV5 News spoke to Sherra Schuck on Sunday. She said that the white horse's body has been found west of old Metcalf under the bridge. 

Santa Fe Tow is helping move the body for free. 

The second horse is still missing. 


Prairie Village resident Sherra Schuck says her two horses were washed away when Wolf Creek flooded near 179th Street and US Highway 69.

Now she just wants to know what happened to them and is asking for help.

"Panic, I mean absolute panic,” said Schuck recalling the moment she found out they were gone.

One of her horses is named Lyda. She is a 31-year-old Arabian horse, so she is smaller. Schuck is worried because Lyda has arthritis and takes medicine every other day for thyroid cancer.

Her other horse, Agape, is a brown chestnut color. She is a quarter horse with a white blaze.

To Schuck these horses mean everything.

“My life has revolved around them for 30 years, so I'm scared. I'm worried,” Schuck said.

Schuck keeps her horses at her friend Sarah Marsh's pasture. Marsh says her parents have been here for 50 years and they have never seen Wolf Creek rise this high, this fast.

“You couldn't even see the fence post the water was so high,” Marsh told us.

By the time both realized what was happening, it was too late.

“It was just really unbelievable,” said Marsh.

The horses were gone. Now they could be anywhere along Wolf Creek or Blue River, which it flows into.

“It's really difficult, I mean, she adores these horses,” Marsh said about having to tell her friend what happened.

Friday, a drone donated to Schuck by Drone on Demand went to search up and down the creek and river for any sign of them.

“I’d like to think that we are going to find them alive,” said Schuck. “I'm a realist, so I don't know. I want them back either way."

If you have seen these horses or have any information about where they could be, call Overland Park police or animal control. You can also give the Stilwell police department or the Johnson County sheriff’s office a call. 

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