Firefighters rescue horse stuck in trench near Sleaford

Fire crews were called yesterday morning (Thursday) to help rescue a horse stuck in a trench.

Firefighters freed a horse trapped in a ditch at Silk Willoughby.
Firefighters freed a horse trapped in a ditch at Silk Willoughby.

Fire crews were called yesterday morning (Thursday) to help rescue a horse stuck in a trench.

The crews from Sleaford, Grantham and a specialist animal rescue team from Spalding attended the stranded horse on London Road in S8ilk Willoughby, reported at around 2am on Thursday morning.

A fire service spokesman freported that the firefighters used strops and ropes to pull and lift the horse, unhurt, from the trench.