Houston Matters

Horse Neglect and Abuse: Still an Issue Inside a Sprawling Metropolis

The Houston Police Department and the Houston Humane Society have been working to address incidents this year of neglect, abandonment, and abuse of horses in Greater Houston. We learn more from HPD Captain Larry Baimbridge and the Humane Society’s Monica Schmidt. (Above: A photo, taken by HPD Cpt. Larry Baimbridge, of a malnourished horse, nicknamed “Monty.” The […]

The Houston Police Department and the Houston Humane Society have been working to address incidents this year of neglect, abandonment, and abuse of horses in Greater Houston.

We learn more from HPD Captain Larry Baimbridge and the Humane Society’s Monica Schmidt.

(Above: A photo, taken by HPD Cpt. Larry Baimbridge, of a malnourished horse, nicknamed “Monty.” The animal would die nine days later.)

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