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post #11 of 23 Old 11-15-2016, 02:59 PM
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Call animal control or the police. Anyone who has authority to go investigate.
agreed, and take pics and vids etc....
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post #12 of 23 Old 11-15-2016, 03:45 PM
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If you have called your local Animal Control and Sheriffs office , you need to check with your County Code commission.
The county usually has laws or codes that state animal welfare and they usually will
have a specific set of rules.
If they are violating code commission rules ( not sure what they are called in TX)
they should first get a warning, a time to comply and then fines.
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post #13 of 23 Old 11-15-2016, 06:32 PM
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Try your Highway Patrol, I get more results with them in MO than locals.

Also, might try reaching out to some of the rescue groups in your state and seeing if they have anyone in area that might intervene.
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post #14 of 23 Old 11-24-2016, 09:18 AM
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Definitely call animal control or the police. If they won't do anything, don't give up. Keep trying to convince them. Get other people in on it as well, have them call too, if they won't do anything. Take pictures and videos.

I too know the "neighbors won't care for horse situation." It took at least four different people calling animal control, repetitively, before the ignorant folks decided to come. As soon as they came, they realized the animals were 1/4 a leg deep in mud, and that the mare was very skinny and wormy. They finally told them if they didn't fix the problem in 30 days, they would take the horses away.
The owners decided to sell the horses. We took the mare and her colt- Now named Dixie and Maverick-for only $200. The other horse, a stallion we couldn't take because we lacked the experience or facility to handle both a stallion AND a mare TOGETHER, apparently wouldn't have had to go because he was still in good condition, still wound up being sold to someone else.

I really hope you can get him out of there soon.

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post #15 of 23 Old 11-24-2016, 09:45 AM
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I would talk to them like a friend and tell them that how they are keeping their animals could possibly be illegal and tell them that if someone sees it they might have their animals removed. I would then tell them that if they want, you will show them how to take care of them to prevent this.

I don't know why they would see how it's done now as an issue because the animals are "just fine". What they are not seeing is that they are just fine because you are doing it or they are just letting you do it to take advantage.
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post #16 of 23 Old 11-24-2016, 09:50 AM
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I would talk to them like a friend and tell them that how they are keeping their animals could possibly be illegal and tell them that if someone sees it they might have their animals removed. I would then tell them that if they want, you will show them how to take care of them to prevent this.

I don't know why they would see how it's done now as an issue because the animals are "just fine". What they are not seeing is that they are just fine because you are doing it or they are just letting you do it to take advantage.
Hmm, yeah, that might be a good idea. You could certainly try that before calling animal control.

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post #17 of 23 Old 11-24-2016, 10:04 AM
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I would also tell them that if they want to be shown, then they have to keep up with it because you no longer have enough time in the day to take care of them. Come up with some excuse or whatever as to why. But, it's not your responsibility to take care of someone else's animals. It is everyone's responsibility to try to stop abuse and neglect. How you go about it is your choice though.

If you have to call animal control you should not let them suspect it was you or you might end up with neighbor wars. I'm sure that these people are nice in a lot of ways but just ignorant of how to keep animals. A lot of people are. They get things without putting in the research for knowledge of how to do it and many times the animals suffer for it.

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post #18 of 23 Old 11-26-2016, 04:21 PM
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While yes, I would call animal control you also need to back waayyyy off. It's not right and not safe and could very well harm the horse as it's obvious while you are well intentioned you are also clueless (meant in a nice way!). Things like not having water are a major issue. Something like not having a blanket in Texas is most definitely not an issue. Something like "go out every few hours and feed him carrots" could cause some major health issues. And "I untie him and let him walk and run around and graze other areas." is illegal and immoral and could definitely land you in hot water, I would be FURIOUS if someone were messing with my animals, esp if you're just letting him go for the sake of it at times he's not tangled or stuck or whatever.

Call animal control and either buy the horse or leave him alone. And yes, if you are providing for him AC will see that and say "well he's provided for".
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post #19 of 23 Old 12-08-2016, 06:19 AM
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Call World Horse Welfare or Redwings its abuse x
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post #20 of 23 Old 12-12-2016, 12:09 AM
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