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2 men arrested for DWI while riding horses

January 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Two men were arrested for DWI while riding their horse in Austin, TX. Video provided by the Austin Police Department shows one man being helped off his horse. The other man was with his mule.

They were riding on the street when they were pulled over for DWI.

One cowboy was so intoxicated he couldn't even finish his sobriety test.

It is legal to ride a horse in public in Austin, but officers were worried about the dangers the men could have caused to themselves, their horses or the public.

The DWI charges may be lowered to public intoxication.

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