A man has been charged with assault after being accused of repeatedly punching a police horse in the face.
Police say Taylor Hendricks, 22, was ejected from a playoff game against the because he was intoxicated and didn’t have a ticket.
Hendricks then approached a mounted police officer and started punching a horse named Nicky in the face, head and shoulder.
Police say some blows landed on the officer’s legs.
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Court records indicate Hendricks is charged with aggravated assault, trespassing and taunting a police animal.
Police say the horse and the officer weren’t injured.
The Eagles won the game 15-10.