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Drunken cowboy captured

Date 20 Sep 2006
Author The Editor

A drunken German cowboy was arrested after he rode his horse into several pubs looking for a nightcap, reports The 33-year-old trotted with his mount into several saloons in Geseke requesting: "Just one for the road - and an apple for Hendrik." Hendrik the horse plodded faithfully around the town as his master fired a cap gun and at one stage fell off.

It wasn't long before the sheriff arrived and the night ended with the midnight cowboy sleeping it off in the local cells. Hendrik was bedded down for the night at a stable with police horses. His owner faces a charge of being drunk in charge of a horse and a fine.

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