The mare, named Elli, was caught on video evading capture by a group of construction workers who were trying to corral the frightened mustang several miles from home.
They finally got her, but Elli quickly broke free and took off.
The owners saw video posted on our ABC7 News Facebook page, which helped them track down the mare and bring her home.
They say she is hurt but her veterinarian thinks she will be OK.
VIDEO: Group tries to corral horse running free in Carr Fire area
Get the latest on the Carr Fire here, the Complex Fire here and the latest on wildfires across California here.
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