A Newcastle United fan, who admitted a charge of violent disorder today, hit a police horse after his team lost to their arch-rivals Sunderland 3-0 in April.
The horse, called Bud, was "totally fine" after the punch but was given the next day off by West Yorkshire Police's mounted section.
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