Kansas Authorities Probe Horse Stabbing Incident

Law enforcement authorities in Kansas City, Kan., are seeking whoever is responsible for stabbing two horses after releasing them and numerous other horses from their stalls March 16.

Kansas City Police Department Public Information Officer Sergeant Emmett Lockridge said the horses' owner contacted police last Wednesday after discovering 32 of his horses had been released from their stalls located in two barns at the Due West Ranch. Two of the horses had sustained knife wounds to their necks.

"The horses have been treated and are well," Lockridge said.

Lockridge said that if caught, those responsible could face multiple charges.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Kansas City Kansas Police Department at 913/573-6020 or the TIPS hotline at 816/474-TIPS (8477).

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Pat Raia

Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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