A HORSE was rescued by a total of 10 firefighters after it fell into a ditch in Minsterworth this morning.
The animal is recovering from the ordeal after specialist teams were called to the incident at Walmore Common shortly before 6.30am.
An animal rescue team, a special incident support unit, a fire engine and a boat were all involved in the rescue.
A Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “A total of 10 firefighters were at the incident.
“Crews worked quickly to rescue the horse which was then checked over by a vet at the scene.
“All appliances were detained at the scene for two hours.”