Horse freed after getting in stuck in gate at Sawtry farm

PUBLISHED: 15:49 27 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:49 27 May 2014

Sparkles after the rescue.

Sparkles after the rescue.

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Firefighters freed a horse trapped in a gate at a farm in Sawtry.

One crew from Dogsthorpe, plus a crew and rescue vehicle from Huntingdon were called to Glatton Road at 7.29am today (Tuesday). The horse – named Sparkles – had its front legs stuck in a metal gate.

A vet sedated the animal and the fire crews used specialist cutting equipment to free it before returning to their stations by 8.25am.

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