Coastguard called to help horse with broken leg in Brancaster

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Hunstanton Coastguard was called to provide assistance recovering a horse on Brancaster beach this afternoon.

Acccording to its Facebook page, the team was called to the scene as the animal was thought to have a broken leg at 1.15pm, but upon arrival no assistance was required as the owner’s vet had managed to walk the horse off of the beach.

A fire crew also responded to a call to assist with an animal rescue but were stood down as the horse was rescued before their arrival.