Reward Offered in Killing of Minnesota State Fair Patrol Horse

The owners of a State Fair patrol horse have offered a $500 reward for help finding the person who slashed the horse's throat over the weekend in their pasture in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

Owner Patty Stadt said the 15-year-old Quarter Horse named Bo had been part of the State Fair's Mounted Patrol for 10 years.

Stadt said she and her husband found Bo dead about 5:30 a.m. Saturday in the pasture where he was left to graze overnight with their other horse. Stadt estimated that the horse was killed sometime after 11 Friday night.

Anyone with information can call Inver Grove Heights police at 651/450-2525.

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