A horse had a lucky escape when it got trapped in a swimming pool and had to be rescued by fire crews.
The brown horse, named Mackie, was discovered roaming around the swimming pool in a suburban garden in Didcot, Oxon.
Firefighters were called to the scene, along with a vet, and the water was pumped out of the pool before Mackie was rescued, still wearing a bridle and blue coat.
A spokesman for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews from Abingdon, Didcot and specialist vehicles from Kidlington and Wantage Fire Station attended this incident near Didcot.
“As you can see a horse managed to end up in a swimming pool!
“We used a pump to get the water out of the pool and then with the assistance of a local vet where able to remove the horse to safety.
“An unusual incident and we are pleased to report Mackie the horse is doing well.”
The rescue took place last week.
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