Horse trapped in mud

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FIRE crews rescued an old horse which had fallen into a ditch at a Wigan farm.

Firefighters were called to Wood Farm, Back Lane, Appley Bridge, at 1pm on Friday after 32-year-old Trigger got stuck in a mud.

They spent an hour using specialist equipment to pull him out.

A spokesman for Wigan Fire Service said: “The horse, called Trigger, slipped in the mud and lost his feet. He was on his side in the ditch, His owner was with him, trying to get him out. He was fine afterwards.”