Horse sedated and rescued near Highley

By Rob Smith | Bridgnorth | News | Published:

A horse became stuck in soft ground and firefighters were called to help rescue it.

The fire service was called at 8.25am today to Station Road in Stottesden, near Highley, after a horse got stuck.

Three fire crews were sent from the Cleobury Mortimer and Wellington stations.

A vet sedated the horse before it was helped back to its feet and guided into a stable using specialist animal rescue equipment.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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