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An Australian man recently drove by two Clydesdales drawing a carriage in Central Queensland and unleashed the contents of a fire extinguisher on them.

The perpetrator is now facing animal cruelty charges after turning himself into authorities, once footage of his crime made the Internet rounds.

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“Shocked. I’m just totally shocked,” carriage driver Steven May told the Daily Mail.

The horses, named Kenny and Bailey, were seen by a veterinarian who treated their minor injuries. Bailey suffered from excessive nasal discharge, as well as conjunctivitis after the foam had penetrated his eyes.

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The suspect will appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court at the end of this month.

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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