Horse-riding trick makes Guinness book

Oct. 31, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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MOSCOW, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Russian animal tamer made the Guinness World Records Monday for standing on two running horses with assistants stacked two high on his shoulders.

Edgard Zapashny was accepted into the book after performing the trick, which required him to stand on two horses running side by side without any sort of safety device while a female assistant stood on his shoulders with a second female assistant standing on her shoulders, RIA Novosti reported Monday.

Zapashny said he and his brother, Askold, have been developing the trick for nearly two years. Askold Zapashny previously set a Guinness record by riding on the back of a lion while it jumped between two wheels.

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