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Horses Make A Break For It: Colorado State Trooper Describes Wild West-Type Scene

EAGLE, Colo. (CBS4) – Horses were saved from a nearly fatal jaunt down Interstate 70 on Friday night thanks to the quick response of bystanders, local emergency officials and Colorado State Patrol. The unusual scene was all caught on video.

"We got notified of four horses that escaped makeshift barricade camp just west of our fairgrounds here, and that actually got spooked by an electric fence nearby, that one of them had bumped into and they all took off running," said Trooper Jake Best.

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