Appeal after man abuses horse rider

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POLICE are appealing for information after an incident of dangerous driving in which a woman horse rider was verbally attacked.

The incident happened on the B6265, between the turning for Studley Roger and the junction for Galphay, near Ripon, on May 15.

The woman riding a horse gestured to the driver of a small dark saloon or hatchback car, heading out of Ripon, to slow down.

However, the driver stopped his vehicle before being verbally abusive towards the rider.

Anyone who saw the car or the rider should contact police on 101, select option two and ask for PC Gary Anderson.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to gary.anderson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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3:49pm Fri 23 May 14

Jackaranda says...

Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!!
Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!! Jackaranda
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5:58pm Fri 23 May 14

Copley23 says...

Yep.....same as above.......sick to death of this happening. Sounds to me like she met her match there. Wonder what her hand signal looked like......bet I can guess.
And stay off our public footpaths! You have wrecked them again!!!
No sympathy.
Yep.....same as above.......sick to death of this happening. Sounds to me like she met her match there. Wonder what her hand signal looked like......bet I can guess. And stay off our public footpaths! You have wrecked them again!!! No sympathy. Copley23
  • Score: 4

6:08pm Fri 23 May 14

laboursfoe says...

Jackaranda wrote:
Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!!
Stuck up cow?? How do you come to that conclusion??
[quote][p][bold]Jackaranda[/bold] wrote: Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!![/p][/quote]Stuck up cow?? How do you come to that conclusion?? laboursfoe
  • Score: 1

8:03am Sat 24 May 14

darloboss says...

sick of them riding on our footpaths and leaving their crap all over the place
if i have to pick up after my dog how come they just leave it there
ride them in your fields
sick of them riding on our footpaths and leaving their crap all over the place if i have to pick up after my dog how come they just leave it there ride them in your fields darloboss
  • Score: 3

9:56pm Sat 24 May 14

grandmab says...

Jackaranda wrote:
Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!!
What a civilized comment! Horses legally have the right to be on the road as do cyclists. We would all be better off respecting one another and not calling each other names.
[quote][p][bold]Jackaranda[/bold] wrote: Stuck up cow, get yourself and your horse onto the many bridleways in the area, leave the roads for the motor vehicles!![/p][/quote]What a civilized comment! Horses legally have the right to be on the road as do cyclists. We would all be better off respecting one another and not calling each other names. grandmab
  • Score: 1

9:58pm Sat 24 May 14

grandmab says...

I do agree however that horse riders should clean up after their beasts.
I do agree however that horse riders should clean up after their beasts. grandmab
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