Sheep and Calf Ambulance. This vehicle was used at York Market to carry sick or lame sheep and calves. It was given to the market by the RSPCA in 1914 and was used when the market was held beside the city walls.
|HK08 ANX is a Renault Koleos horse ambulance. It is operated by Racehorse Ambulance Ltd. Notice how the blue light bar has been covered with a black cover for when the car is driven on the public roads. This is because an ambulance must be for the purpose of transporting sick or injured people.|
|The rear view of the silver Renault Koleos.|
|YE06 BYW This silver BMW X3 is a racehorse ambulance vehicle. It is fitted with a full blue light bar on the roof (covered in this photo) and dashboard-mounted repeaters. The car is has permanent 4-wheel drive and a powerful 3-litre engine. These features allows it to travel across rough ground easily as well as pull the heavy trailer.|
|The rear view of the car and trailer combination. The sponsor’s logo (BMW) can be seen on the trailer, as well as two additional blue flashing lights that are covered up.|
|M1 CVN This Citroen van is used as an emergency veterinary ambulance in Merseyside. In the back is equipment that allows the treatment and transportation of animals that are in a critical condition. It has a double blue light on the roof and a repeater on the dashboard. These are used at events or when on emergency calls. When the vehicle is not on active emergency duty the lights are covered.|
|This is a Nissan pick-up truck which is being used as a veterinary equine response unit. Its 4×4 capabilities and carrying capacity make it highly suited to its role.|
|The view into the rear of an almost identical ‘large animal response unit’, with some of the patients in the background.|