Horse neglect alleged

19:08, Nov 18 2012

The South Canterbury SPCA has been told of an allegation of neglect of three horses owned by a South Canterbury horse trainer, and is investigating.

The allegation, which was also made to the Herald yesterday, stated that one horse had been put down and two more were due to be put down yesterday.

SPCA animal welfare officer Barry Fairbrother said his organisation was investigating, but he could not comment further due to privacy issues.

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