Horse stuck in stable, Bascote, Long Itchington

Firefighters had to wait for the arrival of a vet before they could rescue a horse whose leg was trapped in a fence panel in its stable. The incident at Bascote in Long Itchington happened at 3.37pm on Boxing Day. The horses leg was trapped in a metal bar, but firefighters could not release the animal until it was sedated. A vet arrived with 20 minutes allowing firefighters to use cutting equipment on the fence to release the horse, and the vet to treat the animal.