RESCUE OF HORSE IN DITCH UNDERWAY NEAR NETTLESTONE


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.

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Island Echo