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By Susan Salk on October 7, 2013
A bolt of dread shot up her spine. Racing through the news story, fear clutched her heart as Elisabeth Leahy’s thoughts turned to the dappled gray horse who belonged to Ernie Paragallo; a man who would eventually be imprisoned on 33 counts of animal cruelty. With growing horror, she read how Paragallo had been arrested during an SPCA sweep of his New York farm. That approximately100 sickly horses were removed by the truckloads in the raid, none of course mentioned by name, as she was left only to wonder, and with a sinking feeling in her heart; was he okay? […]