crews called out to rescue pregnant horse stranded in ditch
crews were called out to rescue a stranded horse in a ditch near
East Huntspill on Sunday (September 14th).
fire appliances and a specialist rescue team with a telehandler
from the service's Urban Search and Rescue team were sent just
after 8am to reports of a horse stuck in mud.
confirmed that the heavily-pregnant horse was stranded and they
liaised with the owner and a vet to agree the safest plan for
managed to release the horse using strops and lines and the horse
was left with a vet to be assessed.