Dutch police fined the driver of small hatchback car after spotting a Shetland pony crammed in the back, police said on Thursday. "The small Shetland pony had no room to move and his head was pressed against the window," police said. A woman on the back seat held the animal by a rope.

Police fined the 42-year-old German driver of the Volkswagen Polo 220 euros ($277.1) for improper transport of the animal, just bought on a local Dutch market.


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