Three people spoke about horse-abandonment issues Wednesday before the state legislative Subcommittee on Horse Farming. From left to right are E.S. “Rusty” Ford, equine programs manager for the state Department of Agriculture; Dr. Robert Stout, state veterinarian; and Mercer County Attorney Ted Dean, who prosecuted a recent case of horse abandonment.
Three people spoke about horse-abandonment issues Wednesday before the state legislative Subcommittee on Horse Farming. From left to right are E.S. “Rusty” Ford, equine programs manager for the state Department of Agriculture; Dr. Robert Stout, state veterinarian; and Mercer County Attorney Ted Dean, who prosecuted a recent case of horse abandonment. Greg Kocher gkocher1@herald-leader.com
Three people spoke about horse-abandonment issues Wednesday before the state legislative Subcommittee on Horse Farming. From left to right are E.S. “Rusty” Ford, equine programs manager for the state Department of Agriculture; Dr. Robert Stout, state veterinarian; and Mercer County Attorney Ted Dean, who prosecuted a recent case of horse abandonment. Greg Kocher gkocher1@herald-leader.com

Push for stronger penalties in abandoned horses cases meets lawmaker opposition

November 09, 2016 03:19 PM