A SADDLED horse has been seen galloping without a rider in Withypool on Exmoor.

Police say they are concerned someone may have fallen off the horse and could be injured.

The dappled grey horse was seen wearing a black saddle at around 12.45pm today (Friday, October 20) heading in the direction of North Molton.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Anyone who is aware of an escaped horse, or who knows of someone who has not returned from a ride, is asked to call 101 and use the log 471 for Friday, October 20.