A pony that was found wondering in Uxbridge suffering head injuries is being nursed back to health at the Royal Veterinary College equine hospital.
"Elf" is one of three ponies that the RSPCA rescued from a road near Denham.
He needed surgery to treat deep cuts on his muzzle, cheek and forehead.
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