Horses chase down suspect, run him out of pasture for police to nab

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The owner of a trio of horses that helped deputies capture a suspect in Volusia County is talking about what happened and why the horses reacted the way they did.

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Infrared video from the Volusia County sheriff's helicopter showed the horses chasing the suspect out of their pasture Wednesday morning.



Authorities said the suspect was driving with a suspended license and violating probation when he fled from deputies.

He started walking through a pasture to get away from authorities but picked the wrong one to try and pass through.

A video shows the three horses chase the suspect down and force him to jump a fence.

The horses’ owner Brenda Heartz said she thinks the horses knew something was wrong.

She said they're friendly horses and would not have chased after just anyone.

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