rescued from water-filled ditch by Burnham fire crews
fire crews rescued a horse stuck in a water-filled ditch on Saturday.
were called to Yardwell Road in the village of Mark just before
1pm. One fire appliance from Burnham attended along with a special
water rescue team from Bridgwater.
elderly horse was stuck upright in the water-filled ditch and
was having difficulty getting out," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
entered the water wearing drysuits in order to remove vegetation
from around the horse and then strops and lines were used to release
the horse from the ditch unharmed."
7/10/13: Sadly, the horse later passed away