Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
30/09/2017 12:50
Incident Type
Mary the Mare rescued from New Forest bog
Description of Incident
Firefighters from Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Redbridge have rescued a horse stuck in a bog. 
The nine-year-old Irish cob  had unseated its rider and bolted into the woods near Kewlake Lane, Cadnam. 
The mare, named Mary, was sedated by Celtic Equine Vets. 
Firefighters extricated the animal, which was 13.2 hands in height, using mud lances, strops, a farm telehandler, rescue glide plates, a rescue path and a quick release bar. 
The incident was attended by HFRS's Animal Rescue Tactical Adviser Anton Phillips. 
The stop message was at 15:04.
Kewlake Lane
SO40 2NS
United Kingdom