Fire crews rescue fallen horse

Two fire crews were called to help free a horse after it slipped in its stable and was unable to stand.

Wednesday, 16th March 2016, 10:21 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th March 2016, 12:51 pm

The animal was stuck with one leg trapped under it at the stable in Kirkby Lonsdale Road, Halton near Lancaster on Wednesday morning.

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The owner and a vet summoned the fire brigade to help lift the horse.

Crews from Lancaster and Bolton-le-Sands attended and used a sling, ropes and a harness to get the animal back onto its feet. It was not thought to have been injured.