UPDATED: RESCUE OF HORSE IN DITCH NEAR NETTLESTONE

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Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (IWFRS) Logo with textThe Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is working to rescue a horse that has become stuck upside down in a ditch near Nettlestone this evening (Monday).

The 30-year-old animal is requiring assistance at stables off Pondwell Hill, between Nettlestone and Puckpool, according to fire control.

2 fire appliances, the Animal Rescue Unit and a Land Rover 4×4 are all on scene with crews from Ryde and Newport working to free the distressed animal.

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The request for assistance was made shortly before 16:45.

UPDATE – The animal has been successfully freed from the ditch. However, a vet has been called to the scene to assess the animal.

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Squeaky Clean
Squeaky Clean
9 days ago

Don’t Hi-jack my words, use you own.

Truth
Truth
Reply to  Squeaky Clean
8 days ago

Me finks you a bit fick….

Cindy_ical
Cindy_ical
8 days ago

UPDATE PLEASE is the horse safe?

Or do we only give click bait stories, not caring about outcomes? Many do care

Amanda-Ghosts
Amanda-Ghosts
Reply to  Cindy_ical
8 days ago

Poor thing, how frightened it must have been.

Caroline.
Caroline.
8 days ago

Well done to everyone involved, not an easy situation. Fingers crossed that the horse makes a good recovery.

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