BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- A Burbank police officer jumped into action to reunite a horse with its owner after the animal ran away.
Officers responded around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to the area near Riverside Drive and Mariposa Street after a caller saw the horse with a saddle, but no rider.
Burbank police Sgt. Brent Fekety said the caller saw the horse running frantically down the street. Fekety said the horse got spooked during a ride with its owner and took off.
Police found the horse, named Oreo, grazing on some grass in front of a home. That's when Officer Nicholas Moreno, who grew up around horses, calmly mounted the animal, Fekety said.
Video showed Moreno ride Oreo without a bridle, and the horse was then happily reunited with its owner.