A horse had to be rescued from a horsebox when it overturned on a roundabout near Arundel on Monday.
Firefighters and a vet helped to rescue Scrappy from the horsebox
Seven-year-old Scrappy suffered cuts and bruises in the accident at Whiteways roundabout and was sedated by a vet while he was rescued.
A woman passenger in the vehicle also had to be helped to safety by fire crews using a stretcher and ladders. The male driver escaped without help.
West Sussex Fire Service said Scrappy was expected to make a full recovery.
He was very shaken but tucked into the grass verge after his ordeal, a spokesman said.
Two appliances from Storrington and Littlehampton and a heavy rescue tender from Chichester attended the scene.
Sussex Ambulance paramedics treated the woman at the scene.