Wild Horse Shootings: Crime Stoppers Video Prompts Tips

A televised re-enactment of wild horse shootings in Alberta has prompted tips from the public on the crimes, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

“We’re following up on some tips we’ve received,” said Cpl. Tina Millard of the Sundre RCMP.

Crime Stoppers produced the film in response to the shooting of three more horses, including a pregnant mare, whose bodies were

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A televised re-enactment of wild horse shootings in Alberta has prompted tips from the public on the crimes, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

“We’re following up on some tips we’ve received,” said Cpl. Tina Millard of the Sundre RCMP.

Crime Stoppers produced the film in response to the shooting of three more horses, including a pregnant mare, whose bodies were found last April near Sundre, Alberta. In the past eight years, 29 wild horses have been found shot dead in the area.

“We take these shootings seriously, but because they happen in remote areas, when we find out about it, it’s usually weeks later, so that does hinder our investigations,” Millard said

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