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Child bucked off when out-of-control dog attacked pony

A pony who bucked her young rider off in terror when an out-of-control dog sank its teeth into her nose was only stopped in her gallop for home when her legs got tangled in her reins.

Gillian Barbour was on foot, with her friend’s 12-year-old daughter Tazmin Haxton riding Gillian’s seven-year-old cob Venus on land in an area called the Bing in Cardenden on 2 June when two loose dogs ran away from their owner.

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Article written by: Becky Murray

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