DOVER, Delaware — Authorities have charged a Delaware man with tying up and sexually abusing ponies at a county-run equestrian center.
New Castle County police began an investigation in February after receiving multiple reports of injured horses at Carousel Park and Equestrian Center. Police said park staff arriving for work often found lesson ponies with cords tied around their legs just above the hoof.
One of those incidents resulted in a 17-year-old mare being injured and having difficulty walking.
Detectives discovered that a similar incident involving a 20-year-old mare had been reported last September. Security footage indicated that the same suspect was responsible …
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