At 1729 hours, Friday 23rd February, Fire Control received a call to a Shire horse trapped in a hole. A fire crew from Polesworth and the specialist Large Animal Rescue Unit from Rugby attending. Crews confirmed upon arrival that one female Shire horse was trapped by her rear legs in a hole. The Vet was in attendance advising crews. Upon arrival of the Large Animal Rescue Unit steady progress was being made with releasing of the horse. At 1850 hours, Fire Crews had released the horse and will be detained a further fifteen minutes.
About the Warwickshire Horse Watch Group
A group set up to help combat and prevent the theft of equines, tack, trailers and boxes. Please try to pass this onto as many horsey friends, businesses and establishments as you can - it all helps and it's free.