Horses 'fly-tipped and left to die', says RSPCA

Horses 'fly-tipped and left to die', says RSPCA
 

Horses are regularly being "fly-tipped" and left to die by irresponsible owners, the RSPCA has told the Victoria Derbyshire programme.
One mare had been dumped by the side of the road while trying to give birth, it said. The mother and foal both died.
The charity said the problem was partly that horses were cheap to buy but expensive to maintain, especially if they needed veterinary care.
It said prosecution cases involving horses had risen by 25% since 2015.
'Horse crisis' RSPCA chief inspector Sam Garvey said it had taken care of horses that had been "literally dumped down... read more

 
24 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 73
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