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ASPCA Helping SCRAPS Nurse Neglected Horses Back To Health

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Last Friday, SCRAPS seized 63 horses from a ranch in west Spokane County. Investigators found dozens of horses with no water and only moldy food to eat. 11 of them were in such bad shape they were taken to local vets for medical attention. Last Friday, SCRAPS seized 63 horses from a ranch in west Spokane County. Investigators found dozens of horses with no water and only moldy food to eat. 11 of them were in such bad shape they were taken to local vets for medical attention.
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

SCRAPS continues to care for dozens of horses taken last week in their biggest seizure ever, and now they're getting help from a national organization: The ASPCA.

Last Friday, SCRAPS seized 63 horses from a ranch in west Spokane County. Investigators found dozens of horses with no water and only moldy food to eat. 11 of them were in such bad shape they were taken to local vets for medical attention.

This isn't the first time horses were taken from the west Spokane County ranch.

In July, over two dozen horses were seized from the same address on Deno road. Their owner Jan Hickerson is already facing animal cruelty charges and is now facing even more.

Without the resources to care for the neglected horses, SCRAPS asked for help from the ASPCA.

The team will spend the next month at the Spokane County Fairgrounds nursing the horses back to health before they can be adopted.

 

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