By Kandra Kent
CROOKED RIVER RANCH, Ore. – A colt was born at a Terrebonne horse-rescue operation early Thursday morning, just hours after its mother was seized from what authorities call a neglectful owner.
The mare was one of four horses taken into custody by Mustangs to the Rescue, an equine shelter.
“He appears very healthy. He is small, and that’s really typical of a mare that is struggling to get enough nutrients,” said the organization’s spokeswoman, Kate Beardsley. “They give it all to the baby. The baby comes out healthy, but small.” (read more)