Horse trailer seen being towed away by thieves

A HORSE trailer was stolen from a property in the Bockhampton area of Christchurch.

Police said the theft happened at around 9pm on Tuesday, May 7, and saw a silver Ifor Williams HB511 horse trailer taken.

The trailer contained equine rugs and tack items, large slabs of dried oak wood and a flat-pack chicken run.

It is reported that the horse trailer was last seen being towed in the direction of the Bransgore area.

PC Kate Schofield, of the Dorset Police Rural Crime Team, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the horse trailer being towed around the relevant time in the Bockhampton and Bransgore areas to please contact us.

“I am reaching out to residents or motorists driving in those areas to please check their home CCTV cameras and dashcams to see if they have captured anything of relevance.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who has witnessed the above items being offered for sale in suspicious circumstances.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240070048. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.

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