NewsDepth Petting Zoo: Horse Stunts Go Viral!
He became an online sensation for riding his horse wearing a dinosaur suit. But 26-year-old Michael Gascon is not just a viral video star. As Jacque Masse reports, he is also a champion horseback rider.
--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS-- TODAY I DECIDED TO HORSE AROUND AT GASCON HORSEMANSHIP HE'S TALENTED SKILLED AND DINOMITE (Michael Gascon/Horse Trainer) "its just me and Tito... Me and Tito against the world" MICHAEL GASCON ENJOYS MAKING VIDEOS LIKE THIS ONE WITH HIS HORSE TITO IT WENT VIRAL ON FACEBOOK TUESDAY WITH ABOUT 2 MILLION VIEWS (Michael Gascon/Horse Trainer) "I wanted to be the first person to make a viral video riding a paso fino and I've been working on it for about a year." BUT GASCON IS KNOWN FOR MORE THAN JUST HIS GOOFY PERSONALITY HE'S A CHAMPIONSHIP HORSEBACK RIDER AND COMES FROM GENERATIONS OF HORSEBACK RIDERS SO WE PUT HIS SKILLS TO THE TEST (Jacque Masse/Reporting) "I tried out horseback riding for myself but decided it wasn't for me. But for michael its part of his lifestyle." (Michael Gascon/Horse Trainer) "everyday i have more and more passion and fire for it i spend all day everyday on horseback." GASCON ALSO PERFORMS IN ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY HE GETS TO SHOW OFF TITO TRICKS WHICH INCLUDE JUMPING ROPE AND KICKING SOCCER BALLS (Michael Gascon/Horse Trainer) "He'll be going in a pitch black arena he's been in movie sets he's just a well rounded horse" AND AT THE END OF THE DAY MICHAEL SAYS ITS ALL ABOUT THE BOND HE SHARES WITH HIS BEST FRIEND (Michael Gascon/Horse Trainer) "He's a diva. he's a movie star. he knows hes a star and he acts like it"