Charleston, SC (WCBD) – Friday morning, a carriage horse collapsed in downtown Charleston after being spooked by a cement truck.
Officials have maintained that the incident was not heat-related.
Old South Carriage Company confirmed that 11 people were aboard the carriage when the horse fell. No injuries have been reported.
A veterinarian arrived around 11:00 a.m. and gave the horse IV fluids. Several people assisted the horse in rolling over to drink water.
A harness was place underneath the horse to lift it up. Around 12:15 p.m. the horse was lifted and was standing on its own again.