stuck in water-filled ditch rescued by Burnham-On-Sea
firefighters were called out on Wednesday afternoon (July 12th)
to rescue a horse stuck in a water-filled ditch.
rushed to Weston Road in Brean at 11.30am when a call was received
from the animal's owner to say it was exhausted and stranded.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The Fire Service received a call
reporting a horse stuck in a water-filled rhyne. One fire appliance
from Burnham On Sea and the specialist rescue team from Bridgwater
crews rescued the horse, which was 17 hands high, using animal rescue
gear, specialist rescue equipment and the farmer's tractor. The
horse was attended to by a veterinary surgeon and left in the care
of its owner."