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A pint for the horse, please!

A horse called Basil has finally been allowed into his local pub for a refreshing pint.

The Welsh Cob stallion visits the Meynell Ingram Arms in Burton, Staffordshire, UK, every Sunday.

He enjoys mingling with the locals as he relaxes and sups on his favourite tipple in the country boozer.

His favourite drink is the locally brewed ale Marson’s Pedigree, which is always waiting for him at the bar in his very own glass.

Manager Guy Wallis said: “Basil is one of a kind. He’s been coming in the pub for years. After he’s been for a ride he loves nothing more than to come inside for a quiet pint, with the locals.

“He’s very cool and this is his ideal place to relax. He’s a hit with the locals and everyone loves having him around.”

Basil’s owners Wendy and Harvey Milnes said they love having him with them and sharing a pint together.

Harvey Milnes said: “When I was having a pint of Pedigree, Basil would put his lips round the glass and clearly loved the smell.

“We’ve never got him drunk because we obviously don’t want to turn him into an alcoholic, but he’s allowed the occasional tipple.”