Runaway horses almost cause havoc on Giro d'Italia stage 13 (video)

Two horses join the peloton on a descent on stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, but fortunately no riders were caught up by them

Descending mountains at the Giro d'Italia is dangerous enough without animals getting in the way, and that's what some of the riders faced on Friday's stage 13.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.