FIREFIGHTERS were called to the rescue of a pony that had fallen into a swimming pool on a Hampshire farm this morning.

Crews from Redbridge were called to Kiln Farm, in Rownhams Lane, North Baddesley , to pull the animal from the water.

With help from the specialist animal rescue unit the pony was taken to safety at around 8am and was unharmed by its ordeal.

As well as the  Animal Rescue unit, crews from Redbridge, Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst were sent to assist in pulling the animal out to safety.