Woman Who Slapped Police Horse In The Face At A Donald Trump Protest Is Officially Charged

It seems like no one is safe at a Donald Trump rally. According to KTLA, a local FOX affiliate, a woman decided to slap a police horse, named Dan, during a rally. The woman, who was arrested following the Kansas City rally, was charged with abuse of a police service animal.

During the March 12 Donald Trump rally, a police officer, who was on top of said horse, was working crowd control at the rally. Although the crowd continued to move, the woman in question, 29-year-old April J. Foster, decided to take her rage out on the horse. According to police, Foster decided to scream in the horse’s face to scare the animal and then slapped the animal with an open hand.

A representative from PETA released a statement in regard to the incident against the horse.

“All animals feel pain, stress and fear just like we do, and they deserve our respect and protection. Horses are highly sensitive prey animals, and this poor horse was without a doubt already under a tremendous amount of stress as a result of the chaos, the crowds, the deafening noise of the angry protesters, and more. PETA commends the person who called the tip line so that this woman’s apparent cruelty to this horse does not go unpunished.”

Foster escaped from the scene and fled, so at the time police officers were unable to put her in cuffs. That said, later on, someone tipped them off to April J. Foster’s whereabouts and she was later arrested. Foster will have to appear in court on May 4.

In recent weeks, Donald Trump’s rallies have been received a ton of press due to the protests. As the Inquisitr reported, the hashtag #SaferThanATrumpRally started to trend on Twitter, as people are describing instances and events that are safer than a Donald Trump rally, due to the reporting of violent behavior and the overall negative tone of GOP Trump’s recent rallies.

So far, the hashtag has spawned 27.8k tweets. Here are a few.

Going to the International Space Station (which is done routinely with no problems) seems #SaferThanATrumpRally????

— Zachary (@MrZachary__) March 21, 2016

Donald Trump has, of course, addressed the protestors at his rallies either in person, by having them ejected, or on Twitter in a string of tweets. His latest was about his rally in Arizona, in which he targeted the media as well.

In other Donald Trump news, he still feels victimized by Fox journalist Megyn Kelly, despite calling her a bimbo. Recently, Fox News has taken a stand against Trump for his treatment of Kelly, and from the looks of it, it doesn’t seem like the GOP frontrunner was too pleased.

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