Owner of Dead, Discarded Horses Sought

Officials are seeking whoever discarded the carcasses of two horses on the side of Pennsylvania road.

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East Union Township police and humane officers from the Hillside Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are hoping the offer of a cash reward will help them identify who discarded the carcasses of two horses near East Union, Pennsylvania.

In a written statement, the East Union Township Police Department said officers discovered the remains of a chestnut horse with a white blaze and another white horse covered with a beige tarp and discarded on the side of a road in Phineyville on Jan. 3. Both animals appeared to be malnourished.

Investigators estimate that the horse were left at the roadside sometime during morning hours of Jan 1 and Jan. 2.

The Hillside SPCA is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the incident

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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