I just read this article about 5 horses being stolen right from their pasture last month:
Deputies search for group that stole five horses from Seffner pasture - St. Petersburg Times
Seffner (where the horses were stolen):
Dover (where my horses are):
There was also a horse stolen from Lithia, which is very close as well.
The horse trailer that was seen leaving with the 5 stolen horses was seen in Miami-Dade... Where 17 horses have been stolen and slaughtered this year.
So... I'm FREAKED out. My mare is kept in a pasture all night, and the pasture is right next to a road.
Anyway... I want to get my mare freeze branded and microchipped. Who do I call to do it? How do I get the brand registered?