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Horse taken inside McDonalds

A woman has been fined after taking her horse into a McDonald's. She was initially refused service while in the saddle in the drive-through lane of the branch in Manchester.

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McDonald's horse 'was previously served McFlurrys'

A horse owner who was fined after her daughter's pony defecated on the floor of a McDonald's said the animal had dined on McFlurrys on previous visits to the Manchester restaurant.

Drive-through staff refused to serve riders Christine McGrail and daughter Olivia unless their animals were tied up first, to the surprise of the mother-of-one.

"We've been to that McDonald’s at least half a dozen times on the horses. Minnie (the pony) likes McFlurrys," she told the Manchester Evening News.

Police said they were called to McDonald's after the pony "did its business on the floor" Credit: Twitter/@hollysinar

McGrail said she mistakenly took staff "literally" when they suggested the riders enter the fast food outlet rather than wait with the horses in the drive-through queue.

“We were standing in the queue for ages. It was only when she did the poop, that things kicked off," she told the paper.

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