Horse craned from footbridge in rescue by Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue (8 images)

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A specialist animal rescue unit spent almost four hours freeing a trapped horse which had to be lifted to freedom by crane after it got its leg stuck in a bridge. Buster, the 28-year-old male horse, found himself in a spot of trouble when a plank broke as he attempted to cross the old wooden bridge and one of his hind legs became trapped.

Fortunately for the half tonne stallion, a crew of firefighters who are trained in specialist animal rescue techniques and a Heavy Rescue Unit...
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