The festive season is almost upon us and tonight we brought you North Yorkshire's very own version of a Christmas story.
Two ponies found abandoned on an industrial estate have been rescued by a teenager and her family.
They have offered them a stable because the local sanctuaries are full.
You can watch the full report from Claire Montgomery below.
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The operation took around three hours to complete, with the remains being disposed of by a specialist animal by-product company.