Animal Cruelty at Texas Horse Farm

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50 surviving horses were rescued. The Humane Society of the United States, SPCA of East Texas and Humane Society of North Texas worked with the Smith County District Attorney's Office to rescue 50 horses from a Lindale property. The District Attorney's office served a seizure warrant to the owner of the horses Tuesday, opening the door for the rescue team to begin removal on Wednesday. Rescuers also found several dead horses and numerous equine skeletons on site.

Thoroughbred Dealer Convicted of Animal Cruelty

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He didn't know how his horses were being treated on his own farm? Prominent New York thoroughbred breeder and owner Ernie Paragallo was convicted Wednesday of mistreating dozens of malnourished horses on his Hudson Valley farm. The 52-year-old Long Island resident was charged after state police and animal welfare investigators raided his farm in Coxsackie in April and seized 177 malnourished horses. Tags: New York animal cruelty horses