Monday, February 20, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Couple find horse on their garage roof


Posted on Saturday, 21 September, 2013 | Comment icon 27 comments

The horse had managed to jump on to the roof. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Evelyn Belgium
A couple in New Brunswick were shocked when they found the animal standing on the roof one morning.
Having raised horses themselves, Stephen and Pat Downey were no strangers to the sight of horses around their property. Finding one perched on the roof of their garage however is a spectacle that neither of them would have ever expected to see.

The stricken animal had somehow managed to jump up over 3ft on to the roof during the night and had stood there until the morning. The couple eventually managed to coax the horse down by herding it to one side of the roof where it could jump back down to the ground.

"In the 15 years we've had horses, I can honestly saying nothing like this has ever happened," said Pat. The couple had taken a photograph of the incident and sent it to some of their friends, but nobody would believe that the picture was real.

"I sent it to a lot of people and a lot of people laughed," said Stephen. "They think it's not real. They think you've Photoshopped it but it's real and it really happened and it's a good story because nothing bad happened."

Source: CTV News | Comments (27)

Tags: Horse


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #18 Posted by Technocrat on 21 September, 2013, 16:07
He might have been scared up there by a mouse! Actually, the first sentence of the article should have read: Having "raised" horses themselves, (no pun intended), Stephen and Pat Downey........!
Comment icon #19 Posted by SheWomanCatTypeThing on 21 September, 2013, 20:41
Stairs seem more likely. Unless UFO'S transported him/her there?
Comment icon #20 Posted by pallidin on 21 September, 2013, 23:26
Stairs seem more likely. Unless UFO'S transported him/her there? Read post #16
Comment icon #21 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 22 September, 2013, 0:23
It's better to find a horse on your roof than a horse-head in your bed when you wake up in the morning.
Comment icon #22 Posted by Frank Merton on 22 September, 2013, 0:29
It's better to find a horse on your roof than a horse-head in your bed when you wake up in the morning. Well I would think so. I have a feeling this is a reference to something in the culture or some expression that I don't know about. If so I would like to learn.
Comment icon #23 Posted by Lilly on 22 September, 2013, 2:22
Well I would think so. I have a feeling this is a reference to something in the culture or some expression that I don't know about. If so I would like to learn. It's a reference to the movie "The Godfather". Don Corleone makes a "request" of a wealthy movie producer...the man does not do as requested. The next morning the man wakes up to the severed head of his prize race horse in bed with him (very bloody scene). Basically, one does not refuse Don Corleone.
Comment icon #24 Posted by Arbenol68 on 22 September, 2013, 5:47
http://www.news.com....y-1226723204080 That's the garage?????????
Comment icon #25 Posted by Lava_Lady on 22 September, 2013, 6:54
Lol! First the cow jumped onto the roof: View: http://jezzbean.word...feet-onto-roof/ Now a horse... lol They will do anything for attention!
Comment icon #26 Posted by Frank Merton on 22 September, 2013, 6:57
It's a reference to the movie "The Godfather". Don Corleone makes a "request" of a wealthy movie producer...the man does not do as requested. The next morning the man wakes up to the severed head of his prize race horse in bed with him (very bloody scene). Basically, one does not refuse Don Corleone. I figured something like that; these movies are seen in Vietnam but I avoid paying good money to have my already high blood pressure pushed even higher. Thanks. That's the garage????????? I think its called stables.
Comment icon #27 Posted by curiouse on 6 October, 2013, 22:55
I think it went up the stairs, and then lept over??? . or, maybe the horse was too heavy for the ufo that picked it up!


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5885708
265647
165654

 
SpaceX Cape Canaveral launch is a success
2-19-2017
The private space firm has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Fed up single woman decides to marry herself
2-19-2017
Singleton Lynne Gollogly made the decision following years of failed attempts to find 'Mr Right'.
Mars may be slowly forming a ring system
2-19-2017
Mars may not be the most obvious place to look for rings, but that could soon be set to change.
Scientists aim to harness power of volcanoes
2-18-2017
Efforts are underway in Iceland to find ways of turning the heat from volcanoes in to usable electricity.
Featured book
 
By Guy Lyon Playfair
A look at the story of Peggy Hodgson and her four children who, between 1977 and 1979, were at the center of one of the most terrifying poltergeist cases ever documented.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
Slow motion football explosion
Posted 2-19-2017 | 0 comments
What happens when you over-inflate a football ? The Slo Mo Guys investigate.
 
Long-term space travel and isolation
Posted 2-18-2017 | 1 comment
Not everyone is cut out for the isolation of traveling long distances through space.
 
Humphead parrotfish
Posted 2-17-2017 | 1 comment
These bizarre-looking 1.5-meter-long fish can use their teeth to turn coral in to a fine sand.
 
Catching lightning in a bottle
Posted 2-16-2017 | 0 comments
Is it possible to catch lightning in a bottle ? Adam Savage investigates.
 
Most finger snaps in one minute
Posted 2-15-2017 | 3 comments
Japanese university student Satoyuki Fujimura managed 296 fingers snaps in 60 seconds.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Saved by a stranger
2-7-2017 | Green River Wyoming
 
Spooky sense
2-4-2017 | India
 
Ghost car
2-4-2017 | Chicago, IL, USA
 
Mysterious powder
2-4-2017 | USA, North Carolina
 
Puerto Rico UFO sighting
2-4-2017 | Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico
 
Phantom vehicle
1-6-2017 | Ramer, United States
 
True ghost stories
1-6-2017 | Southern California
 
Floating tiles
1-6-2017 | Chewelah, Washington
 
A haunting in Northern California
12-28-2016 | Northern California
 
Strange creature in South Africa
12-28-2016 | South Africa, Hoedspruit.
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ