A stray horse was picked up on Poplar Street in Stellarton this morning after it broke loose from its stable on Kirk Avenue. Police attended.
The horse, whose name is Cricket, was caught without incident and calmy walked back to her home.
Jacinda King, who lives on Acadia Street was shocked when she saw the horse strolling through her neighbourhood.
"I saw her across the street in the neighbour's yard and then watched as she ran down the road," she said. "I'm so glad they got her. I was afraid a couple of times that she was going to be hit by a car."