Police Horses Hit the Freeway

Ohio drivers received a shock final Saturday when two police horses got here charging down a significant freeway close to Cleveland. The horses had escaped the Cleveland Mounted Police stables and had been carrying solely halters.

Video of the police pursuit reveals a bay horse seeming to be the ringleader as a black horse stays a number of lengths behind. The equines, who apparently escaped throughout “routine care and train,” are seen trotting and cantering down I-90 in the other way of the visitors as a police car is on the shoulder and a lone officer on foot, carrying a lead shank, tries to wave on the animals to decelerate.



The horses had different concepts, nevertheless, and flew previous the officer. Automobiles come to a halt and one lady will get out of her automotive to try to flag the horses down. However the bay herd chief takes a pointy left and hoofs it previous a brick constructing the place a horse trailer seems to be parked.

In accordance with the Ohio Division of Transportation, which posted its personal video on X (Twitter) concerning the occasion, “Some actual horsepower on I-90 in downtown Cleveland in the present day. Any accidents? Neigh.” Whereas the publish doesn’t title names, the Cleveland Mounted Police web site  reveals eight horses in energetic obligation. If we needed to guess, the second of two bay geldings listed, Jack, appears a probable suspect. He’s described as “A bay-colored gelding who has a thoughts of his personal. Jack is extraordinarily muscular, robust and constructed like a tank.” And given the scale of the white star on the opposite horse, there’s a great risk that Jack’s confederate was Mandy, a mare described as “One of many sweetest horses you’ll ever need to meet.”

No phrase on whether or not this equine Bonnie and Clyde(sdale) will probably be charged.

A group of Mounted Police on patrol.A group of Mounted Police on patrol.

Cleveland Mounted Police. (Cleveland Mounted Police web site photograph)

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