A woman’s mothering instinct kicked into high gear Friday, when she said she saw two wild horses trotting down a busy street in southwest Houston.

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Despite “knowing nothing about horses,” during an interview, Lynnea Roth said she tried to help the animals.

In a stroke of good luck, she reportedly then came upon construction workers, one of whom knew how to throw a lasso and helped her safely restrain the scared horses.

“It’s like one of those ‘Only in Texas’ moments,'” Roth said further.

Dispatch reportedly sent out West U police to the scene, and, despite it being outside their jurisdiction, authorities said they determined the two horses escaped from nearby stables.

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The owner later came to retrieve the animals.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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