Horses chase down suspect, run him out of pasture for police to nab 

The owner of a trio of horses that helped deputies capture a suspect in Volusia County is talking about what happened and why the horses reacted the way they did.

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Infrared video from the Volusia County sheriff's helicopter showed the horses chasing the suspect out of their pasture Wednesday morning.

One of the horses in Volusia County, Florida, credited with helping police capture a fleeing suspect. (

Authorities said the suspect was driving with a suspended license and violating probation when he fled from deputies.

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He started walking through a pasture to get away from authorities but picked the wrong one to try and pass through.

A video shows the three horses chase the suspect down and force him to jump a fence.

The horses’ owner Brenda Heartz said she thinks the horses knew something was wrong.

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She said they're friendly horses and would not have chased after just anyone.

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