This Week on The Farm host Helen Skelton 'narrowly avoids injury' amid reindeer ...

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Helen Skelton, 37, is a regular presenter on the Channel 5 programme This Week On The Farm alongside Jules Hudson, 51. The Countryfile host has had her fair share of blunders with countless animals while filming the show from Cannon Hall Farm in South Yorkshire.

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The mum-of-two recalled the moment she came face-to-face with a reindeer and was later given a stark warning that the animal could potentially "charge" at the presenter.

It comes after Helen recently filmed a segment for the Channel 5 show where she narrowly escaped injury.

The small-screen star revealed that she made a minor mistake after looking the reindeer directly into their eyes.

"We had reindeer in Leeds the other day and I tried to get mine to come towards me and it didn't," Helen explained.

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Helen Skelton 'narrowly avoids injury' after reindeer encounterHelen Skelton 'narrowly avoids injury' after reindeer encounter (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Helen Skelton is a presenter on Channel 5's This Week on the FarmHelen Skelton is a presenter on Channel 5's This Week on the Farm (Image: INSTAGRAM HELEN SKELTON)

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"I didn't realise until afterwards when someone said, 'You're not meant to look a reindeer straight in the eye or it will charge at you with its antlers.'"

Helen chuckled: "I was like, 'OK, that was not in my arsenal of knowledge.' I didn't know that. So, apparently, I narrowly avoided injury."

The presenter said it is not uncommon to suffer behind-the-scenes mishaps with farm animals because of their unpredictability.

Speaking about farming blunders, Helen remarked: "It's constant. The whole joy and challenge of filming with animals are that they don't care

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