Sussex rave: watch shocking footage showing ‘freaked out’ cows joining mosh pit

Shocking footage shows a group of terrified cows joining a mosh pit at a Sussex rave.

Around 2,000 people descended on Steyning for a rave over the weekend – with a local official saying the event was ‘complete chaos’.

He warned that cows were terrified by the event, which saw cars swarm onto farmland for an illegal party.

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But now video has emerged showing frightened cows joining a mosh pit at the event.

In the footage, several cows, including four calves, can be seen running close to a large group of ravers.

One party-goer, holding a yellow balloon, is circled by the scared animals.

The video angered many on social media. One person slammed the ravers’ behaviour as ‘disgusting’ while another said: “Just hideous, poor animals.”

A third said the cows were ‘freaked out’ by the partying crowds.

The scene of the rave in Steyning. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

Ravers are understood to still be at the event – which saw more than 50 people arrested by police.

Officers trying to break up the rave faced ‘significant hostility’, police said, with one PCSO suffering a suspected broken arm.

A police spokesman said: “We are aware of videos circulating online and we are investigating in liaison with our Rural Crime Team.”

The scene of the rave in Steyning. Photo: Eddie Mitchell