BBC Countryfile star Adam Henson shares bittersweet update after 'sad passing'

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BBC Countryfile's Adam Henson has shared a poignant update with his followers after experiencing a mix of loss and joy. On Saturday, June 14, Henson took to social media to reveal the "sad passing" of his horse Victoria, while also celebrating the arrival of a new foal.

Adam expressed his emotions by posting: "After the sad passing of Victoria last week, I'm delighted to share the news that my #SuffolkPunch mare, Lexy, has given birth to a beautiful #colt."

He continued: "He is doing extremely well and will be staying alongside Lexy with local expert #breeders to allow them to form a strong bond together, before joining us back at @cotswoldfarmpark. #foal #horses #farmlife."

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Fans were quick to respond, with one commenting: "How gorgeous is he? Sorry for your loss of Victoria xx" Another remarked: "Wow he's a little smasher he's got some lovely strong legs and a beautiful face."

A third added: "What an absolute beauty ... good to see the Suffolk Punch bloodline continues Adam", reports Birmingham Live.

One follower reflected: "So sorry for your loss but how wonderful is life to then to give you this gift," while another shared: "What a little Bute , we have had some lovely new season foals at my local Suffolk punch trust home at Woodbridge. Such a beautiful horse .such a lovely out come and Lexi is such a beautiful loving mum xx,".

"Such a great breed to preserve congratulations xx," one person commented. "I could squidge him all day. Such a gorgeous little chap," another remarked.

"Well done Lexy hope you and your gorgeous boy are doing well," said another. For the latest TV & Showbiz news, sign up to our newsletter

"So happy to see this, we were at the farm when we saw the horses being moved and I knew something wasn't right, but this news is great to see," another posted. And another Instagram user gushed: "he looks a lovely big strong boy."