Police in Florida arrested a 53-year-old woman on Thursday afternoon for allegedly riding a horse while drunk.
She was found to be more than twice the legal breath-alcohol limit for driving.
“Ms. Byrne was obviously not in any conditionto be on the road,” Sheriff Grady Judd said via a statement. “She not only put herself and the horse in danger, but also anyone who was driving on the road, which is typically very busy.”
Police charged Byrne with driving under the influence and animal neglect.
Deputies transported her horse, named Bo Duke, to Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control livestock facility. The animal islikely to be eventually returnedto Byrne, per the Orlando Sentinel.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.