Thanks for clarifying. From this, it sounds like it may be an old dispute over $$ owed. I am guessing here, but if that is the case, and your BO went and got the horses to sell them to try and recoup the debt, IMO is just plain wrong. If there was $$ owed, the horses should not have been allowed to leave in the first place. If, indeed, the BO went and got them for this reason and I was the owner-I would be calling the police, since that is stealing.
I am pretty sure there are 3 sides to this story, just as any other-perhaps even 4 in this case. The owner, the BO, the truth, and the OP. No offense, OP, but you have no idea who did what to whom, and neither do we.
I hope the horses are safe. THey do deserve better than all this "stuff".
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