Hunt saboteur trampled by horse during protest in shocking footage

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Police have launched an investigation after shocking footage emerged showing a saboteur being flattened when she was trampled by a horse during a hunt.The female activist narrowly avoided serious injury after she was struck by the steed as a huntsman jumped over a metal fence in a farmer's field on Saturday (11/2).The woman had been monitoring the Cottesmore Hunt in Whissendine, in Rutland, when the incident happened at around 1.45pm.The huntsman can be seen approaching the padlocked gate on horseback and asking the hunt saboteur to move out of the way.He tells her: “Please come out of the way so we can jump it. I am going to jump it. You’ll have to come out the way.”But when the hunt saboteur doesn’t move, the horse proceeds to jump the fence and collides heavily with the woman causing her to fall to the ground.SWNS