That poor rider :( I imagine he was looking forward to this all year and I'm sure his horse was an angel in all of their rehearsals.
I wonder what freaked the horse out or if he was just done with the whole thing by that time.
I guess it really does take a special horse to be in a parade and surprisingly there aren't more injuries.
Regardless, I loved the parade as always. The flowers are beautiful but I watch mainly for the horses.