A HORSE stuck in a ditch on the outskirts of Audlem had to be rescued by Cheshire firefighters.

One Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) crew from Nantwich was joined by the animal rescue unit from Bollington on July 6 at around 8.20pm.

A spokesman from the service explained what action was taken in Longhill Lane in Hankelow.


A vet was also at the scene.

They said: “Firefighters were called to help a horse that was stuck in a ditch in a field in Hankelow.

“The horse was rescued using animal rescue equipment and farm machinery and was checked over by a vet following the rescue.”