Firefighters and a farmer helped to rescue a horse after it became trapped in a field in Cheshire.
Crews from Crewe, Lymm, Knutsford and Bollington, as well as the animal rescue from Bollington, attended Maw Green Road, near Crewe, shortly after 9pm last night (April 1).
The horse had to be sedated by a vet so the rescue could take place.
A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “At 9.15pm firefighters received a report of a horse being stuck in mud in a field off Maw Green Road in Crewe.
“Crews, including an animal rescue unit from Bollington, attended.
“The unit got the 26-year-old horse out of the mud after it had been sedated by a vet.
“A farmer’s tractor helped the team to get the horse out of the mud.
“The horse was then assessed by the vet.
“Firefighters were in attendance for more than three hours.”