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Authorities returned for the second time to a one-acre Miami Gardens lot where horses go hungry.

Fla. horses starve as owners ‘chase the dream’

Left once again to pick up the wreckage of another wannabe horse owner “chasing the dream” —his animals wasting away —Laurie Waggoner of the South Florida SPCA returned last month to the same scene where a year earlier, three Thoroughbreds had starved, nearly to death. Working in tandem with the Miami Gardens Police last month, Waggoner seized four horses, including a foal, and most notably, 5-year-old mare Enchanting Tide, who last raced at Gulfstream Park before falling into the wrong hands. They all showed the heartlessly familiar signs of neglect, she says. “You could look at the horses and know […]