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Dramatic rescue as horse ends up trapped in fence

Dramatic rescue as horse ends up trapped in fence

Published by Emma Carton at 8:30am 24th February 2020. (Updated at 8:33am 24th February 2020)

A horse trapped in fencing has sparked a dramatic rescue in Cornwall.

The poor animal was stuck and could not get back up near Mullion.

Horse Rescue
This is the moment a horse got trapped in fencing in Cornwall, sparking a dramatic rescue. Photo: Mullion Community Fire Station

Crews from the Lizard and Tolvaddon rushed to the scene over the weekend.

They managed to pull the horse to safety with the help of a local digger owner.

Horse Rescue
Firefighters from Mullion and Tolvaddon managed to free the animal with help from a local digger owner. Photo: Mullion Community Fire Station

Mullion Community Fire Station tweeted to say the animal escaped unhurt.

"Crews called this morning to attend a large animal rescue. 

"A horse got trapped in fencing and couldn't get back up. 

"Animal and Line Rescue teams from Tolvaddon CFRS and a duty officer attended. 

"With assistance from a local digger owner, we were able to recover the horse to safety".

Mullion Community Fire Station

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