It's a common practice for newlyweds or soon-to-wed couples to rent a horse and carriage before and after their wedding festivities. Carriage rides have long been associated with embracing romance or a simpler time, and it's a widely used mode of transportation on wedding days.
A recent story containing those elements has gone viral, but not for the reason one could hope.
One newly married couple from Italy got more than they bargained for when the horse pulling their wedding carriage collapsed on the street from heat exhaustion. The couple, unnamed, was near Sicily, Italy on the way to their church, when their white Stallion after pulling them up a steep hill, according to Metro.