Horse rescued from ditch

Bournemouth Echo: Horse rescued from ditch Horse rescued from ditch

FIREFIGHTERS used specialist equipment to rescue a distressed horse which had been trapped in a ditch at East Morden this evening.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to the incident by the horse's owner at about 6pm.

The specialist animal rescue team from Poole and a fire crew from Bere Regis were mobilised. Crews worked alongside a vet at the scene to release the horse using various animal rescue equipment. The horse measuring approximately 15.5 hands was rescued at approximately 7.45pm. The horse was left in the care of owner and vet.

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10:47pm Wed 23 Apr 14

hooplaa says...

Thats the same N reg fire engine that is fighting the barn blaze!
Thats the same N reg fire engine that is fighting the barn blaze! hooplaa
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11:47pm Wed 23 Apr 14

Eddie's dog says...

hooplaa wrote:
Thats the same N reg fire engine that is fighting the barn blaze!
The horse was called Dennis too...........
[quote][p][bold]hooplaa[/bold] wrote: Thats the same N reg fire engine that is fighting the barn blaze![/p][/quote]The horse was called Dennis too........... Eddie's dog
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12:30pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Fred and Wilma says...

Poor Horse hope it makes a speedy recovery, just one note to the excellent reporting of the echo

"The horse measuring approximately 15.5 hands - not possible it would be up to 15.3hh or then 16hh " - sorry to sound pedantic
Poor Horse hope it makes a speedy recovery, just one note to the excellent reporting of the echo "The horse measuring approximately 15.5 hands - not possible it would be up to 15.3hh or then 16hh " - sorry to sound pedantic Fred and Wilma
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