Five Sentenced in Ohio Fairgrounds Horse Abuse Case

The five were sentenced to probation in relation to the maltreatment of two horses at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
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Five men have been sentenced to probation in connection with the maltreatment of horses residing at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio.

The Cuyahoga County Agricultural Society manages the buildings at the fairgrounds and leases stalls to owners who reside in urban areas in or near Berea. Between 80 and 100 horses reside there, and owners either care for the animals themselves or arrange for the fairgrounds’ farm manager to provide care. Either way, all stall leases include stipulations that owners will provide appropriate care for their animals.

In late January, a pair of allegedly maltreated horses were removed from their stalls at the fairgrounds and transferred to an undisclosed location. Also in January, the horses’ owner—Double D Stables—was evicted from the fairgrounds.

Following an investigation by the Cleveland Animal Protection League (APL), James Barrett, Marcus Barrett, Gregory Davidson, Honester Davidson, and Daryle Foxx—who were allegedly employed by Double D Stables at the time of the incident—were charged in connection with the case

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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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