Fire crews free trapped horse

FIREFIGHTERS have freed a horse which got itself stuck in mud next to a river.

James Hore

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a farm in Essex to free a horse which has got itself stuck in mud next to a river.

Crews were called to Abbey Farm Estate in Coggeshall just after 7am and used specialist equipment to release the animal.

One crew from Colchester and another from Coggeshall attended the incident at Kelvedon Road.


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A spokesman said: “The horse has now been released and left in the care of its owners.

“Crews used lines, strops and salvage sheets to free the stricken animal.”

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