• The proprietor of a badly wounded horse who needed to be handled on the roadside as utilities staff, she claims, wouldn’t let the vet via says she needs a proof for the state of affairs.

    Kelly D’Angelo referred to as the vet as an emergency on 22 February, as her 15-year-old former polo pony Rio had sustained an harm within the area. But the lads working within the personal street, in Maidenhead, Berkshire, she claims, refused to maneuver their vans to permit the vet via.

    She instructed H&H Rio needed to be walked via the roadworks to get to the vet, lame and bleeding profusely.

    “When the vet rang to say the road was closed, I didn’t believe it,” she stated. “The workmen stated they couldn’t transfer, however they have been simply sitting there consuming their lunch.

    “They kept saying ‘One hour, one hour’ and the vet said ‘I haven’t got an hour’. We had to walk Rio down there and she was treated at the roadside.”

    Rio was sedated, owing to her location and the presence of quite a lot of different folks, Kelly stated.

    “It was awful,” she added. “There was blood in all places — we had to make use of water from the river to wash it up off the bottom — and the workmen have been simply laughing and saying ‘Look at all that blood’.

    “They weren’t digging up the road, as we walked her through it all, and when the vet started taking photos, they jumped into their vans and drove off, so why couldn’t they have let her through?”

    Kelly stated Rio is recovering properly; the harm was superficial, though on the time, she didn’t know the extent of the harm, solely that her “hobbling” mare wanted therapy.

    “I’m so confused; I think I just need to know why they wouldn’t move,” Kelly stated. “The main thing is that she’s all right but I can’t get out of my head those men saying ‘One hour’ and laughing at the blood. I think that’s what upset me the most; that mare has been through a lot and they looked at her as if she was nothing.”

    A spokesman for Newpoint Group UK Limited instructed H&H the agency was unable to remark because the investigation is ongoing.

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