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6 starving T-bred mares saved in Fla. sweep
By Susan Salk on June 3, 2014
The South Florida SPCA, working in conjunction with the Miami-Dade Agricultural Patrol, seized eight severely malnourished horses June 1, including six Thoroughbred mares. As of last night, only one horse identification had been made, and another mare had died. According to her lip tattoo, Florida-bred Thoroughbred Maggie’s Shamrock was among the group of severely malnourished horses. “It’s rare that we get a group that is this skinny,” says Laurie Waggoner, director of South Florida SPCA ranch operations. “Usually there’s one who is worst, the skinniest, and then there are others who seem to survive off of air. But this time, they’re all […]
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