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Drunken Horseback Ride

Published On: Feb 08 2014 07:46:50 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 08 2014 08:51:35 PM CST
BOULDER, Colo. -

A 45-year-old man accused of going on a drunken horseback ride through Boulder while on his way to his brother's wedding in Utah failed to appear at a court hearing, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

The Daily Camera reports Patrick Schumacher, of Colorado Springs, failed to appear at a hearing in Boulder on Friday.

University of Colorado police say witnesses saw him hit his horse and occasionally wander into traffic near the school Sept. 9. He faces several charges, including animal cruelty and being drunk while possessing a gun.

Police say Schumacher had a small pug in his backpack, as well as beer cans and a black-powder pistol in his saddlebag. He was traveling from Larkspur, Colo., to Bryce, Utah - a 600-mile journey.

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