Arrow Wound Kills Vermont Horse

The Quarter Horse bled out after being shot with a bow and arrow in the middle of the night.
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Police in Barre, Vermont, are seeking whoever fatally shot a horse using a bow and arrow.

Barre City Police Chief Timothy J. Bombadier, said officers responded to an Oct. 5 report from an owner that sometime during the night, someone used a bow and arrow to shoot a Quarter Horse in a pasture near Barre City. The horse bled out and died as a result of its wound, he said.

Bombadier said the horse was shot intentionally.

“Even though it is bow season in Vermont, this occurred in the dark, in the middle of the night,” Bombadier said. “In no way was this a hunting accident

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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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