Pregnant horse rescued from manhole in Gloucestershire farm

A pregnant horse got trapped on a Gloucestershire farm when and needed to be rescued by firefighters.

Two fire crews from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service had to attend the farm in Minsterworth yesterday after the pregnant animal got stuck in a manhole.

Fire crews arrived at Brook Farm on Oakle Street with specialist equipment to help remove the horse from the hole.

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Glos Fire tweeted that they had mobilised their ‘Incident Support Unit animal rescue equipment’ to assist with moving the huge animal.

Pictures show the horse wrapped up in the equipment ready to be shifted out of the hole.

The rescue was successful and the pregnant horse was unharmed.

A reply to the tweet shows the animal feeding happily in its pen after the rescue.

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