Two horses rescued from River Witham at North Hykeham
Animal Rescue teams from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue pulled two horses from the River Witham, off Meadow Lane, North Hykeham, yesterday.
The large cart horse and shetland pony were graizing along the river bank when they slipped into the water down a steep side.
Members of the rescue team managed to tie straps around the horses and pull them from the water which was around 3ft to 4ft deep.
Both horses were said to be fine after the incident.
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Doc Holliday, from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, said that around 100 animals were rescued from similar incidents in the county throughout the year.