One-eyed horse Ruby rescued from Manchester river

Crews reassure Ruby Credit: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Greater Manchester fire service have released pictures of their battle to rescue a horse from the River Irwell in Radcliffe.

21 year old Ruby, lost her footing and fell in on Monday and was unable to get out of the water.

Pictures courtesy of GMFRS Credit: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
Ruby is pulled out of the water Credit: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
Ruby out of danger Credit: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Her owner called 999 and firefighters from Broughton, Whitefield and Bury stations were called to help out. After a rest, Ruby was able to stand and made her way back to her stable.

Ruby safe and well and on her way home

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Horse rescued from Manchester river

Greater Manchester fire service have released pictures of their battle to rescue a horse from the River Irwell in Radcliffe. 21 year old Ruby, lost her footing and fell in on Monday and was unable to get out of the water.