Originally Posted by Phly
In the real world, law of the land, I say she does.
And yet, the COURTS and law enforcement officials may say otherwise. I wouldn't be giving someone advice like that, especially since it can easily come back to bite her in the butt later.
OP, if you want the horses go through the proper legal
channels to obtain them. If you just take them on without bothering to obtain legal ownership, then you're setting yourself up for heartache and an empty pocketbook later, and you won't have any recourse.