Horse Shot in Pennsylvania; Reward Offered

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information about who shot and killed a 6-year-old Palomino gelding named Firecracker near Fawn Grove, Penn., just across the Maryland state line, according to an article on

According to the article the shooting probably took place the evening of Nov. 21 or early the morning of Nov. 22. A neighbor saw the horse run through the field and hit a tree. The immediate cause of death was not known, then it was discovered the horse had been shot in the eye. He died shortly after the owner reached him on Nov. 22.

You can view a photo of the horse when he was alive and well in the article link above.

Anyone with information should contact the Pennsylvania State Police.

About the Author

Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

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