THOUSANDS of pounds of horse riding equipment has been stolen from a property in a village.

Essex Police are appealing for information after tens of thousands of pounds worth of horse riding gear was stolen in a burglary.

Echo: Pictured: Saddles stolen from High EasterPictured: Saddles stolen from High Easter

The burglary took place at an address in High Easter near Chelmsford at around 5.20am on March 20.

A vast range of equipment including six saddles was taken during the raid.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and quote the crime reference number 42/48242/21.