Fire crews rescue trapped horse

(Last Updated On: May 2, 2014)

The fire service rescued a horse with its hooves trapped in a five bar last night (1 May)

The horse was stuck in a field in Diptford near Totnes.

One fire appliance from Buckfastleigh attended along with the specialist rescue team from Camels Head.

A vet also attended to sedate the horse.

Fire crews then released the horse from the gate using bolt croppers. 

The horse was uninjured and left in the hands of its owner.


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