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Last Updated: Wednesday June 16 2010 13:22 GMT

In pics: Horse rescued from river

Fingel the horse being rescued from river

Poor Fingel the horse needed a bit of help when it got stuck in a river in Dorset in south-west England.

Fingel the horse being rescued from river

The water was a metre deep and Fingel was very cold when rescuers got to the animal.

Fingel the horse being rescued from river

The team had to use a big harness to lift Fingel out of the water.

Fingel the horse being rescued from river

But they managed to get Fingel safely back onto solid ground! Phew.