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More Than 30 Miniature Horses Rescued from Massachusetts Farm | Care2 Causes

More Than 30 Miniature Horses Rescued from Massachusetts Farm | Care2 Causes

Last week the Animal Rescue League of Boston and the Massachusetts SPCA – Angell (MSPCA) worked together in a large-scale rescue operation involving the surrender of 32 miniature horses from a farm in West Boylston, Mass. “This is one of the saddest rescues we’ve experienced in quite a while, with such a large number of animals in such desperate condition,” said Melissa Ghareeb, who oversees barn operations at MSPCA-Nevins Farm. “Fortunately, we and Animal Rescue League arrived in time to remove the horses from these deplorable conditions and begin the treatment they’ll need as we ready them for their new lives.” The minis were underweight, in addition to having internal parasites, neglected hooves and a skin infection more commonly known as rain rot. The MSPCA-Nevins Farm took 18 of the horses who they hope they will be able to place with rescues who can help find them fo...

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