Shocking!

Bolt of lightning strikes down hunt rider and horse – 16 Apr 2008 – NZ Herald: New Zealand National news

A 61-year-old man and his horse were killed instantly yesterday when they were struck by lightning during an annual hare hunt near Dargaville.

Witnesses say the Auckland man was struck on the top of his head, sending an electrical charge through his helmet, down his body and into the horse.

Ouch!

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