Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Five dead horses, five other horses near-starved discovered on Palmyra farm


At least five dead horses were discovered at a Palmyra farm Friday, and five others near the point of starvation were removed by the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area in a case Humane Society officials say may be a case of "horse hoarding."

"I've never seen anything like it," said HSHA executive director Amy Kaunas of conditions on the Laudermilch Road property of Rebecca L. Roberts.

Roberts, an attorney, did not immediately return messages left for her.

Kaunas said 24 horses remain on the property, and an investigation is ongoing and charges are pending...."  More