Man tries to steal horse, and fails

A New Hampshire man is accused of breaking into a barn in an attempt to catch a ride home on a horse.

It happened in Hollis, in southern New Hampshire.

Police say that Jeremy Tappan broke into a barn on Rocking Sox Farm.

Security video released by police shows the man attempting multiple times to jump onto the horse.

The man finally climbed a wall and got onto the horse but was unable to get the horse out of the barn.

He gave up and walked off.  Police found him down the road.

Tappan is charged with theft, criminal trespassing and criminal mischief. He is due back in court on August 19, 2015.