Man Tries To Board Train With Pony

It's practically something out of a western movie: A man in Wales tried to board a train with a pony.

The man, traveling from Wrexham to Holyhead in Wales, approached a clerk at the station and asked for two tickets on the 7:02 train after he was refused entry on the train by a rail worker, Australia's Daily Telegraph reports.

The clerk would not sell him tickets, but he tried to get on the train regardless. He got into an argument with a rail worker, saying "I know the law" when told he was could not bring a horse on the train.

An Arriva Train Wales spokesperson told the BBC: "Arriva Trains Wales allows dogs and small animals to travel on-board trains. All animals, except dogs, must be conveyed within a fully enclosed basket or pet carrier with dimensions not exceeding 85 x 60 x 60cm."

So a pony doesn't fit the bill, you say?

Undeterred, the man was told he could not ride the he took the pony in the station's elevator, perhaps for a small glimpse of a ride.

Check out the wild CCTV footage below courtesy of the "Today" show:

Read Full Story

Sign up for the Travel Report by AOL newsletter to get exclusive deals and wanderlust inspiration delivered straight to your inbox every day.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.