Horse bucks off NYPD mounted cop on way to funeral for late DA

— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) May 7, 2019

An NYPD officer with the Mounted Division was thrown off his horse in the middle of a Queens crosswalk Tuesday — but got right back up and hoofed it away unscathed.

Six mounted units headed to late District Attorney Richard Brown’s funeral were crossing the street on Queens Boulevard and 78 Avenue around 10 a.m., when one of the steeds, named William, was spurred to put his hooves up, according to the NYPD and the footage posted on Twitter.

The cop was flung to the ground, landing hard on his back, the video shows.

He didn’t get right back on the horse — but was able to rein the rowdy animal in and walk away.

It’s unclear why the charger got spooked, the NYPD said. Neither William nor the officer was injured, they added.

Additional reporting by Georgett Roberts

Source: Read Full Article