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Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office to auction off horses seized in animal cruelty case

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One of the horses up for auction (Source: ACSO) One of the horses up for auction (Source: ACSO)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said it will auction off nine horses that were seized following a recent animal cruelty case.

Deputies said South Carolina law requires prevents the agency from donating the animals, so they must be must be sold at auction.

“It is imperative that these animals are purchased and given a good home in order to avoid any detrimental outcome,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

PHOTOS: Horses available for auction.

The following is a listing of the horse for sale: 
1) Buzz – Color: Sorrel – DOB: 1996 – Breed: Quarter Horse – Gender: Neutered/Castrated Male 
2) Crimson – Color: Sorrel – DOB: 1996 – Breed: Morgan – Gender: Neutered/Castrated Male 
3) Dakota – Color: Sorrel – DOB: 1999 – Breed: Mustang – Gender: Female 
4) Ellie – Color: Appaloosa – DOB: 2002 – Breed: Spanish Mustang – Gender: Female 
5) Gracie – Color: Grulla/White – DOB: 2014 – Breed: Spanish Mustang – Gender: Female 
6) Lanney – Color: Brown – DOB: 1992 – Breed: Mustang – Gender: Female 
7) Light – Color: Appaloosa – DOB: 1993 – Breed: Appaloosa – Gender: Female
8) Reina – Color: Dun – DOB: 2015 – Breed: Spanish Mustang – Gender: Female 
9) Rocky – Color: Dub Tobiano – DOB: 2007 – Breed: Spanish Mustang – Gender: Neutered/Castrated Male

Deputies said all nine horses have tested EIA and have been under the care of a local veterinarian since being seized from the previous owner.

The auction will take place on May 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Martin Veterinarian Services located at 1345 Cherokee Rd., Pelzer, South Carolina, SC 29669.

The horses will be awarded to the highest bidder.

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