Ruby the horse was out for a ride with her owner when she lost her footing on a river bank and had to rescued.
Ruby the horse was out for a ride with her owner when she lost her footing on a river bank in Bury, Greater Manchester. She ended up slipping into the water and tried to get out but couldn't manage it.
After pulling her out they let her rest for a while and get her energy back.
Then with all their pulling power they got her out of the water and on to the river bank.
Then she stood up and went back to her stable, where a vet checked her over and said she was fine after her dramatic afternoon.
Her owner called the local fire and rescue service, who attached a harness to Ruby and slowly got her to lie on her side.