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Mum shocked as driver blasts horn at daughter, four, on pony

PUBLISHED: 17:00 08 September 2020 | UPDATED: 10:44 09 September 2020

Alice Sergison's four-year-old daughter Delilah was riding their pony by the Kingsway garage on Hempton Road where she said a woman driving her car pulled away while blasting her horn at them. Picture: Alice Sergison

Alice Sergison's four-year-old daughter Delilah was riding their pony by the Kingsway garage on Hempton Road where she said a woman driving her car pulled away while blasting her horn at them. Picture: Alice Sergison

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A mum has criticised a driver who deliberately blasted her horn while she was leading a pony ridden by her four-year-old daughter.

Alice Sergison was walking alongside her daughter, teaching her to ‘kick on’ as she shares her passion for horse riding with her child. Picture: Alice SergisonAlice Sergison was walking alongside her daughter, teaching her to ‘kick on’ as she shares her passion for horse riding with her child. Picture: Alice Sergison

Alice Sergison, 28, from Fakenham, was with Delilah by Kingsway garage on Hempton Road in the town when the woman pulled away sounding her horn at them.

Miss Sergison said she was walking alongside her daughter, teaching her to ‘kick on’ as she shared her passion for horse riding with her child.

When the incident happened on September 5, Miss Sergison said she was on the verge next to the road.

She said: “I was gobsmacked, I didn’t know what to do. It is awful. It only takes a split second to spook them and my little girl could have come off.

The incident happened by the Kingsway garage on Hempton Road.Picture: Alice SergisonThe incident happened by the Kingsway garage on Hempton Road.Picture: Alice Sergison

“People asked if I took a picture but I was so shocked I just grabbed a hold of the pony and my daughter.”

Miss Sergison said the driver had children in the car, which made the incident even more confusing.

She added: “Waiting for a horse is no different than waiting for a car. When we can, we will move.

“If you saw a child riding a horse, imagine if it was your child or grandchild and how you would feel if they got hurt.”

After falling pregnant with Delilah, Alice Sergison gave away the horse but kept the pony for her daughter. Picture: Alice SergisonAfter falling pregnant with Delilah, Alice Sergison gave away the horse but kept the pony for her daughter. Picture: Alice Sergison


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