Horse dies after falling in pond near Ellesmere

A horse died after falling into a pond in Shropshire despite the rescue efforts of emergency services.

The fire brigade and a vet were called to help rescue the animal, which had fallen into water in Hampton Wood near Ellesmere.

The incident happened at about 5pm yesterday.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service sent four appliances from Ellesmere, Oswestry, Wellington and Whitchurch to aid the incident. A vet was also on scene.

The fire service reported the horse was pronounced dead by the vet prior to crews arrival and no further action was required by attending firefighters.

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