Weekend Awesome – A Near-Miss with a Horse

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This week’s video is of a rider’s close call with a rearing horse. The rider made a quick last-moment adjustment to dodge out of the way, averting what would have been a terrible accident. She then made another good move to avoid losing control after veering slightly off the paved surface.

The incident took place last weekend as a couple of riders were traveling along a rural two-lane road. Meanwhile, a horse-drawn wagon was proceeding down the opposite direction. The first couple of riders must have spooked the horse which for a brief moment was completely airborne and veering right in front of the motorcyclist.

The rider was understandably shaken after the near-miss, pulling over as the realization of how close she came to tragedy finally sank in.

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  • Antwan

    I always pull the clutch in when passing horses. If the person in front of her was on a harley it is almost a given that he didn’t because they are usually twats.

  • Send Margaritas

    As if suicidal deer weren’t enough…She reacted well, and was lucky to have a good shoulder at that spot of the road.

  • fastfreddie

    When encountering horses,slow down!They may spook,and traveling at her speed it’s gonna hurt unless lucky-as she was.

  • DavidyArica Freire

    Good reflexes and she reacted accordingly. Good save!