Horse rescued from frozen ditch

Contributed by editor on Jan 09, 2009 - 10:00 AM

Firefighters have hauled a shivering horse to safety after it became
stuck in an iced-over ditch near New Romney.

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service's animal rescue unit
from Faversham was called to the rural property in Brenzett.

Two crew members wearing dry suits attached lines around the
four-year-old mare named Patch,  and pulled her up the bank.