Reporter tries to get horse on London bus (video)

Attempted feat after Boris Johnson said he could

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Horse tries to get on London bus

A reporter has attempted to take a horse on a London bus - after Boris Johnson said he could.

During an interview with the LBC radio station, Boris was asked if horses were allowed on buses, to which he replied: "I don't see any reason why you can't take pets on buses."

When pushed specifically about whether horse would be allowed, he said: "I don't see why not. Horses used to pull buses after all, you should see what happens if you try and take your horse on a bus."

So, according to the Evening Standard, reporter Tom Swarbick went out to attempt the seemingly impossible.

He went along to the Ross Nye Stables and got ponies Barry and Upham, with their riders Annie Guerard and Morgen Day.

Watch what happened when they tried to get the horses on a bus at Hyde Park:



Kirsty Nye, owner of Ross Nye stables, told LBC: "In nearly 50 years of being in Central London we have never attempted taking a horse onto bus.

"But after Boris Johnson said on LBC that you could take a horse with you on a bus in London, this could be an alternative method of transporting our horses!"

But, if the video is anything to go by, you can't take horses on a London bus at all.

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