- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

LAKE BUTLER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they’ve removed more than 50 horses from a Florida farm in various stages of neglect.

A Union County Sheriff’s Office news release said Monday that 51 animals have been moved from the self-proclaimed 40-acre horse rescue in Lake Butler to a Tallahassee veterinary hospital.

Officials say two horses were found dead on the property, and many others required immediate treatment. Deputies weren’t immediately naming the property owner or the people suspected of neglecting the horses.

Officials say animal cruelty charges and arrests are pending.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide