0

Airbags used to lift mare in Britain

A fire crew in Britain was called to help a mare stand after she got into bother in her stall.

Firefighters from Eccleston, part of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service, used airbags normally used to lift cars to raise the 10-year-old mare named Mo to her feet.

Mo had rocked herself into a depression and, deep in her straw bed, was unable to get up.

Conventional lifting gear was unsuitable because of the cramped conditions, so firefighters improvised successfully with the car-lifting airbags.

Mo was OK after her ordeal.

 

About the Author

Daily horse news and information - only on Horsetalk.co.nz! Got a story lead? Email info@horsetalk.co.nz

Leave a Reply



If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar.

Current ye@r *

  • RSS
  • Newsletter
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Flickr
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest