Horse dies on Exmouth beach

PUBLISHED: 13:45 22 October 2012

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A horse being ridden on Exmouth beach collapsed and died, Portland Coastguard has reported.

A horse died on Exmouth beach on Sunday afternoon after it collapsed while being ridden.

Exmouth coastguard and paramedics were called to the beach shortly after 4.30pm.

A Portland coastguard spokesperson said: “Exmouth Coastguards and South Western Ambulance attended a female who was injured after her horse collapsed on the beach at Exmouth.

“She was checked but not seriously injured so was not taken to hospital.

“The horse, sadly, died.”

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