Horse rescue - Matcham

Published: 28 Jul 2020 11:23am

Fire and Rescue NSW crews from the Central Coast were called to a property in Matcham just before 11:30am this morning after reports that a horse was stuck in a dam.

Crews arrived on the scene to find the horse caught under a fence, laying on her side in water.

In an intricate rescue operation that involved the Technical Rescue Crew, firefighters managed to rescue the horse from the dam in just over two hours.

Four trucks attended the incident with more than 10 firefighters and a number of local residents assisting with the rescue.

The female horse, named Naaman Flaunt It, is in good health and was left in the care of her relieved owners and a vet.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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