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Feb 20 2009

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The Escape (and capture) of Garibaldi the horse

Garibaldi, a horse carrying one of the Republican Guards outside the Elysée Palace, must have decided he wanted his liberté. Throwing his rider, he set off for what turned out to be a 5 kilometre gallop along Paris streets bordering the Seine. Eventually caught by police, he was found to be only slightly injured after a couple of falls. The rider he had thrown was not injured at all!

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