Judge Awards Seized Virginia Horses to County

A Loudoun County general district judge determined at a hearing held Jan. 30 that 48 seized Thoroughbreds will remain in county custody. The horses were seized in a raid on a Middleburg, Va., farm on Jan. 22, after local officials and veterinarians determined they were at risk.

Judge J. Frank Buttery Jr. signed the order of custody over to Loudoun County Animal Care and Control, the grou

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