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Sosa was picked up by the Miami-Dade Police Sunday night.

Old, gray gelding dumped in C-9 basin, saved

A 22-year-old Kentucky bred suffering from severe lacerations to his legs and ankles, and skin abrasions on his face and elsewhere, was rescued by the South Florida SPCA and Miami-Dade Police Department Sunday night. The sweet-tempered gentleman identified by a lip tattoo as Sosa, a gray gelding sired by multiple graded stakes winner Once Wild, had been dumped in the notorious C-9 basin in South Florida. That’s where horses are discarded all too often meet a sad end at the hand of illegal butchers, or starve to death, according to Laurie Waggoner, of the South Florida SPCA. Sosa was dumped […]