Only a few seconds earlier she had been digging it into his gums, spurring him on to victory. Then the bit broke—allowing him to give her some feedback on her riding style.
He bolted from the arena, with her on top, down the driveway and over to a busy highway, according to a story posted this morning by the Nashville Tennessean.
He ran wild for 15 minutes but does not appear to be a wild horse. The incident stopped with the help of a firefighter and nobody was hurt.
But what will happen to the horse?