Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Justice for Abused Animals found the horse starving and hovering near death. They removed her from the abusive Rockcastle County farm and began to nurse her back to health. Apparently, the sheriff is not about to file any charges in this poor horse’s case.
The filly is not yet one year old and does not even have a name. What she has had a lot of, however, is a hard existence.
According to the founder of Justice for Abused Animals Jamie Medlin, this young animal has been starved, abused and neglected. She has experienced the unkind side of humans in her short life.
The first Medlin heard of the young horse’s plight was from a 911 call that immediately prompted the rescue of the animal. Medlin got to the horse in the nick of time and placed her with a kindly foster family in Knox County. Another family has stepped up to adopt her once she gets clearance from a veterinarian later this week.
Of course, Medlin is greatly relieved that the young horse is recuperating this well and will soon be moving to her new home. But saving the horse is not the end for Justice for Abused Animals. Medlin extends her efforts much further – she becomes a voice for abused animals in court.
I don't understand why no charges were brought. I mean the horse speaks for itself. You can look at it. You can tell that it's emaciated. She is sweet. She's not at all mean. She didn't deserve this. That's for sure.
About the charges, she said,
It's very frustrating because if you would charge them, it may stop some of this. If the laws are enforced, you may see less of this with horses.
Rockcastle County Sheriff Mike Peters has confirmed have been filed but would not say why.
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