(HUFFINGTON POST) This prized show horse can add endurance swimming to his list of accomplishments.

William (his official name is “Air of Temptation”) frightened his owners and himself Tuesday evening when he galloped into the ocean at Summerland beach, Calif.

He was there to be a model for a group of photographers who were practicing how to shoot animals. But when William became spooked, he ran into the ocean and refused to return.

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