Horse rescued from river by firefighters

Horse rescued from river by firefighters

The horse with its rescuers

The horse is helped out of the river

First published in News Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , T&A Reporter

LUCKY for this 14-year-old horse called Gypsy that its rescuers were able to pull it safely out of the water after it tumbled from a nearby field into the River Calder.

A fire crew from Brighouse was called to Brearly Lane, Luddenden Foot, just before 9.30am on Wednesday when the horse could not climb out by itself.

A Technical Rescue Officer attended the scene as well as the water rescue crew from Brighouse White Watch and a vet. A suitable place was found along the river and the horse was walked out uninjured.

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