Manure danger

PUBLISHED: 09:00 07 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:51 15 June 2010

I am disgusted at the horse mess which is left, not only outside my door by the hunt, but in the surrounding streets of Seaton. My main concern is what happens if I, or fellow bikers/cyclists, are riding around and the front or back wheel hits a patch of

I am disgusted at the horse mess which is left, not only outside my door by the hunt, but in the surrounding streets of Seaton.My main concern is what happens if I, or fellow bikers/cyclists, are riding around and the front or back wheel hits a patch of manure? There could be an accident, which could be fatal.At present, there are a lot of people who are complaining about the dog mess. Well, what about the horse manure?Also, why are they (horse riders) coming down a pedestrianised area? I thought horses were animals, not humans.On Boxing Day the mess outside my flat was horrendous. They are not seen cleaning up like most dog owners.Yes, there are a lot of dog owners who just ignore this - but, when caught, they are prosecuted. Why aren't the horse riders, who let their animals fertilise public areas?Please, riders and owners of horses, respect us mere town folk. My message is: pick it up, bag it and bin it! Mr A A WattsFore Street Seaton


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