A drunken rider was arrested in central California for riding on a horse. A video from the California Highway Patrol shows an officer using a patrol car to guide the riderless horse home. The rider had an open container of alcohol and was arrested for DUI. The laws that apply to drivers and alcohol also cover individuals riding animals. Impaired riding, even on a horse, poses risks to both the rider and others on the road.
The presence of alcohol and horses on the road poses significant safety risks to both riders and other road users. Even though horses are powerful animals, they can easily get spooked and cause accidents, putting themselves and others in danger. It is crucial to avoid combining alcohol and horses on the road to prevent any potential harm or mishap. If you didn’t know not to drive a horse while under the influence we can help you at A-1 Driving Schools.