Pirate FM News 2 minute read

Dramatic rescue as horse ends up trapped in fence

Dramatic rescue as horse ends up trapped in fence

Published by the Pirate FM News Team 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

Contact Us

If you would like to submit a query or provide more information on this story please get in touch below.

Please wait...
  • Up to 3 JPG or PNG images, 2MB max size
  • We will always endeavour to credit you when we publish your pictures.
  • By uploading you are agreeing to this non-exclusive reuse, royalty-free, across all Pirate FM platforms, which extends to our partner broadcasters.
  • You retain copyright to all images.
  • If you would like to send us a video, please upload to YouTube or similar and paste the video URL into the message above.
Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Pirate FM

Suggested articles

Monkey rescued after escaping from Newquay Zoo

Cornwall News: The cheeky marmoset got out onto Towan Blystra Road

Multiple rescues carried out across Cornish beaches in just one day

Cornwall News: RNLI lifeguards attended several incidents at eight locations as the heatwave hit

Newer articles

Urgent appeal after serious-injury crash in Cornwall

Cornwall News: A young biker is critical after a collision at Carbis Bay

Cornish cat rescue saved from closure

Cornwall News: Thousands of pounds has been raised after a huge appeal

Older articles

'Speedo Mick' completes his EPIC walk in Cornwall

Cornwall News: He travelled over 1000 miles in nothing but his swimwear

Huge barn fire in Cornwall treated as arson

Cornwall News: Fire crews rushed to the scene near St Dominick on Saturday

Most read

A30 closed after crash involving cyclist and lorry

Cornwall News: The air ambulance has been called to the scene

Cyclist who died in A30 crash was 71-year-old man

Cornwall News: Police are appealing for dashcam footage

Pirate Extra Pirate 70s Escape LoveCornwall