Watch as Ruby the one-eyed horse is rescued from the River Irwell in Manchester

Officers from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue managed to rescue a horse which had fallen into the River Irwell in Radcliffe.

Ruby who is 21, lost her footing and fell into the river on Monday 31st March and was unable to get out of the water.

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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.