(Photo by Breanne Bickford).

Bentley horse trailer mystery investigated by fire crews, police

Overturned trailer, with horses inside, had no vehicle attached

An upturned horse trailer was found near Bentley – with no truck attached.

At 5:20 a.m. Sunday, the Bentley District Fire Department was sent to an accident scene on Highway 771, near the intersection of Highway 20, just northwest of Bentley.

A concerned resident had called 911 to pass on information about a stock trailer that was discovered on its roof – with two horses still inside. Fire crews’ arrival found no tow vehicle present, so RCMP and a veterinarian with a horse trailer were called to assist.

The horses, which remained remarkably calm, were carefully extricated, examined and moved to a secure location where they are being held until their owner can be notified.

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