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No course for a horse: Man rides onto California freeway

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LONG BEACH, Calif. -

Authorities say a drunken man rode his horse onto a California freeway.
  
Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that the California Highway Patrol stopped the man early Saturday on State Route 91 in Long Beach.
  
Officers administered field sobriety tests, which registered blood-alcohol levels of 0.21 percent and 0.19 percent - more than double the legal limit.
  
The man was arrested and booked for riding a horse while under the influence. The white horse, Guera, wasn't hurt and was released to the man's mother.
  
The California Highway Patrol offered a message to the public on Twitter: "No, you may not ride your horse on the freeway, and certainly not while intoxicated."
  
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Information from: KABC-TV, http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/

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