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Drunk man on horse planned to ride 600 miles

A Colorado man was arrested Monday after allegedly riding a horse while intoxicated, with a dog and pistol in his backpack.

Patrick Neal Schumacher, 45, was arrested near the University of Colorado in Boulder on charges of animal cruelty, prohibited use of weapons, riding a horse while under the influence of alcohol and reckless endangerment, The CU Independent reported.

Witnesses told the Colorado University Police Department that Schumacher was wandering into traffic while going up a busy road. Witnesses also said Schumacher was hitting his horse, Dillon. Schumacher told police he was trying to swat a fly off the horse's head, according to the Denver Post.

“Schumacher failed roadside intoxication tests,” a police news release stated. “A small black powder pistol and beer cans were found in his saddle bag.” ...................(more)

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