A Belgian Warmblood has been stolen from a livery yard in Middlesex.

The 8-year-old, 16.2hh chestnut gelding was stolen last night.

Thieves cut a chain off a gate to gain entry to the livery yard in West Drayton.

The horse is bright chestnut with a triangular and four white socks, and can sometimes be highly strung.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Horse Watch said: “The owner is understandably very distressed.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Thames Valley Police on 0845 850 5505‎, quoting crime reference GC3416705/09

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.