WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai

By Bridget O'Donnell, September 12, 2018

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Video has emerged of a woman bucking modern transportation trends by opting to take a late night horseback ride along the streets of downtown Shanghai.

Horseback ride

Horseback ride
Images via WeChat

The incident took place at around 11pm on the evening of September 11. Videos and images circulating on social media showed the woman wearing a black tank top and high-heeled boots as she rode a horse along the side of the Yan'an Lu elevated road. 

WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai

WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai

WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai

WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai

WATCH: Woman Rides Horse on the Streets of Shanghai
Images via The Paper/Weibo

According to eyewitness reports, when a rider in a passing-by car asked what she was doing, the woman smiled and replied, "Nothing, this is my pet."

Watch a few videos below (VPN off):

Local media are reporting that police are investigating the case and that the horse has been temporarily detained. The mystery woman was spotted at a local police station.

Images via Weibo

This isn't the first time we've seen horses striding along the busy streets of China's cities. In 2017, Chinese netizens were baffled by the site of nine runaway horses galloping along a highway in Suzhou. 

WATCH: Runaway Horses Stampede Down Suzhou Highway

[Top image via The Paper/Weibo]

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