Drone Spooks Horse That Then Runs Into Crowd!

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At least three people were run over by a horse that possibly became spooked by a low-flying drone Saturday at the start line of Silverton’s 8th Annual Skijoring Race.

Two women were taken away by ambulance, including one who had a gash to the back of her head and one who suffered a hip injury. A man also suffered a bloody chin but did not need transporting by ambulance.

The mishap occurred about 1:15 p.m. as the horse, rider and skier prepared to launch off the start line in a sprint for the finish. The horse appeared agitated, and its handler, Tim McCarthy of Aztec, yelled and waived at the drone in an effort to make its pilot fly it away… Source and more on DurangoHerald.com.

2017-02-20T11:16:49+00:00