Suffolk Punch horse rescued from water filled ditch in West Row

A horse had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped in a water filled ditch this morning.

The Suffolk Punch horse got stuck in the ditch at The Gravel in West Row shortly before 11am.

Crews from Mildenhall, Newmarket and specialist support vehicle from Bury St Edmunds were sent to the scene.

A spokesman said the horse was trapped in a metre of water.

The horse was freed by 12:08pm and was left with a equine vet.