Eagles fan arrested for punching horse after ejection from Falcons game


A horse is a horse, of course, of course. And sometimes a horse gets punched by an Eagles fan.

Anyone who has ever attended an Eagles game at the Linc and walked through the tailgates before and after the game, you know there is some strange stuff going on.

But this story from Saturday is one even the most hardened Eagles fan couldn't have seen coming, blinders on or not.

A Whitehall Township man was arrested for... punching a horse after he was ejected from the NFC Divisional playoff game against the Falcons. 

The Philly PD released this statement:

"On Saturday, January 13th, 2018 ,Security personnel at Lincoln Financial Field ejected the defendant because he was intoxicated and did not possess a ticket. After the male was ejected he walked over to a mounted officer and began punching the horse in the face, neck and shoulder area. The officer on the horse was then struck in the legs by the male. Another officer came over and grabbed the male who was placed in custody. The horse and officer were not injured."

He was arrested and is now facing assault charges.

It's unclear what the horse did, if anything, to provoke the alleged assault. The horse was unable to share its side of the story because horses can't talk.

The Eagles were playing the Falcons, not the Indianapolis Colts or Denver Broncos who failed to make the playoffs this season.

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