Rafael Pease just wanted to catch some fresh powder on his 21st birthday. But the snowboarder got more than he bargained for when he discovered a stranded horse, trapped in four feet of snow after the first storm of the season.

Lost for four days up in the mountains of El Colorado, Chile, the horse was near death. But this boarding crusader—camera in tow—wasn’t about to let it happen. GoPro’s latest hero tribute is cool in more ways than one. Check it out.