Malnourished Horse Found in Woods, Euthanized
A malnourished horse found abandoned in the woods has been euthanized after it was discovered by witnesses in Bronson.
People who were in the wooded area around NE 154 Place and Martin Road on Monday morning first discovered the brown mare laying on the ground and unable to stand up on its own feet. A deputy from the Levy County Sheriff's office was immediately called out onto the scene, along with the president of the state Horse Protection Association and a veterinarian.
Upon arriving at the scene, it was determined that the horse was too malnourished, so it had to be put down.
The area where the horse was found is well-known by police for the dumping of trash as well as hog and deer carcasses.
The sheriff's office is now trying to determine who was the owner of the horse. Anyone with information is urged to call police at (352) 486-5111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477. A $1,000 reward is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest.
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