Police are investigating after 21 horses belonging to The Household Cavalry were let out of their field, causing “absolute carnage” on a nearby road.
The horses, which were resting from their duties with the Queen's Life Guard, bolted when they were released from the RAVC Defence Animal Training Regiment in Melton Mowbray, Leics.
They were reportedly seen being chased by three people on motorbikes, beeping their horns and revving engines.
Several were hit by vehicles as they cantered up to six miles away from the base, before all were eventually rounded up by members of the public, police and vets using cars and horse boxes.
A woman told how she thought she and her mother would be killed as the horses charged towards their car...READ MORE