Published: January 23, 2012
Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescue horse from Highbridge rhyne

Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescued a trapped horse from a rhyne in Highbridge on Monday (January 23rd).

Crews from Burnham and Weston were called to Pople's Bow in Highbridge where the distressed animal was found in a muddy ditch.

The crews managed to pull the horse free from the rhyne using lines and a Land Rover.

The animal was not believed to have been hurt by the rescue and was left in the care of its owner.

Pictured: Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescuing a stranded horse at the same spot in Pople's Bow during a previous rescue

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