…brace yourself, because we’re about to show you something much, much more insane.
Here’s the Tour de France video, which has been making the rounds on social media this week:
According to Horse & Hound the rider, Howard Baker, was just having a bit of fun. Says Howard’s wife of his horse, Harry, “He’s a wonderful horse... He’s extraordinary, and very placid.”
That’s one way to spectate! This next video, however, is significantly less premeditated. In 1997 during the Critérium International, a two-day bicycle race also held in France, a horse actually jumped out of its paddock to “join the herd”:
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