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Animal Services Provides Update on Horses Removed from Property

Sep 05, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County Animal Services wishes to provide an update on the seven horses that were removed from a property in the 4800 block of Enniskillen Road, Fayetteville on Aug. 21, 2023. Two adult and five juvenile horses were removed from the property as part of an investigation into evidence of mistreatment.

One of the five juvenile horses was transferred to an equine hospital on Aug. 23, along with its mother, due to the severity of its injuries. That horse remains at the facility with its mother and is responding well to treatment.

The other five horses remain at Cumberland County Animal Services under the supervision of an equine veterinarian. At this time, the investigation is ongoing and Animal Services is not able to provide additional information.

Cumberland County Animal Services wishes to thank the public for their interest in this situation and for their generous support of the horses under the care of Animal Services.

For more information about Cumberland County Animal Services, visit cumberlandcountync.gov/animalservices or call 910-321-6852.