Horse rescued from ditch by Kent fire service

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a water filled ditch near Richborough Road, Sandwich to reports a horse had become stuck in mud. On arrival officers tried to rescue the horse, which measured 16 hands high, but it was in too deep – up to its head, and had become exhausted from trying to escape itself.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s Animal Rescue Unit was mobilised to the scene.
Using the all-terrain rescue unit, ropes and straps the young horse was lifted out of the mud and returned to the owner who was in attendance