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'Houdini Horse' at Michigan farm gets attention from video showing her escape-artist antics

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    Sandy Bonem, right, holds her horse Mariska, in her stable at Larkin Township, Mich. in Midland County on Feb. 13, 2013. Mariska, a 9-year-old Friesian, learned to open latches at Misty Meadow Farms and she's been nicknamed "Houdini Horse" by the Midland-area's farm owners Sandy and Don Bonem. A YouTube video Sandy Bonem posted has more than 700,000 views. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Sandy Bonem of Larkin Township, Mich. in Midland County, leads her Friesian horse Mariska back to her stall after Mariska opened the door and escaped on Feb. 13, 2013. Mariska learned to open latches at Misty Meadow Farms and she's been nicknamed "Houdini Horse" by the Midland-area's farm owners Sandy and Don Bonem. A YouTube video Sandy Bonem posted has more than 700,000 views. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Mariska, right, a Friesian horse that belongs to Sandy Bonem of Larkin Township, Mich. in Midland County, starts to open the door to her stall in her stable. Mariska learned to open latches at Misty Meadow Farms and she's been nicknamed "Houdini Horse" by the Midland-area's farm owners Sandy and Don Bonem. A YouTube video Sandy Bonem posted has more than 700,000 views. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Mariska, a a 9-year-old Friesian horse belonging to Sandy Bonem of Larkin Township in Midland County, Mich., learned to open latches at Misty Meadow Farms and she's been nicknamed "Houdini Horse" by the Midland-area's farm owners Sandy and Don Bonem. A YouTube video Sandy Bonem posted has more than 700,000 views. The video shot about a year ago shows Mariska opening numerous locks on the farm, as well as unlocking stalls for other horses. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Jeff Schrier) (The Associated Press)

With her escape-artist antics now caught on video, a horse in Michigan is being dubbed the "Houdini Horse" thanks to her knack for opening stall doors.

The 9-year-old horse named Mariska somehow learned to open latches at Misty Meadow Farms near Midland in central Michigan.

The farm's co-owner, Sandy Bonem, posted a video online of the horse opening numerous locks. It catches how Mariska lets herself out, then unlocking stalls for other horses — just not her mother's.

As of Monday, the YouTube video had more than 760,000 views.

Bonem tells the Saginaw News that Mariska, "doesn't like to be locked in."

Bonem says Mariska played with things in her mouth when she was young, and "she just kind of progressed."

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Watch the AP's video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ztM0evU01s

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