Sixteen Horses Removed From Ohio Farm

Vindy.com, the online edition of The Vindicator, has reported that 16 malnourished horses have been removed from a boarding farm in Canfield,

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Vindy.com, the online edition of The Vindicator, has reported that 16 malnourished horses have been removed from a boarding farm in Canfield, Ohio. Hubbard veterinarian Suzanne Wilcox, DVM, told the paper the horses were living in “unsafe and squalid conditions.”






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COURTESY DR. SUZANNE WILCOX


This weak, ataxic horse was one removed from a farm in Canfield, Ohio. Dr. Suzanne Wilcox said he had to be euthanatized.


The horses were living in stalls with 12-15 inches of manure and scum-filled water buckets, she said after assessing the animals last week. Property owner Thomas Skelton owns some of the horses and others are boarded animals

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Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director, grew up riding and caring for her family’s horses in Central Virginia and received a B.A. in journalism and equestrian studies from Averett University. She joined The Horse in 1999 and has led the editorial team since 2010. A 4-H and Pony Club graduate, she enjoys dressage, eventing, and trail riding with her former graded-stakes-winning Thoroughbred gelding, It Happened Again (“Happy”). Stephanie and Happy are based in Lexington, Kentucky.

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