Despite medical set back, emaciated horse is improving

Despite medical set back, emaciated horse is improving
Despite medical set backs, emaciated horse is improving (Source: Horton's Rehab Ranch)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Brutus, one of several emaciated and neglected horses removed from a farm in New Hanover County is continuing to improve.

Brutus is being rehabbed at Horton’s Rehab Ranch in Pender County. In a Facebook post, Jewell Horton, ranch founder posted before and after pictures of Brutus. The post also mentions medical set backs but thanks to support from the community they were able to continue treating Brutus.

You guys make me so proud and humbled with your support! 8 weeks!!! This is what we did together in 8 weeks!!! I can’t...

Posted by Horton’s Rehab Ranch on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Brutus and the other horses were found on a farm on Greenville Loop Road in New Hanover County. The Woody family, Robert Woody Jr., Judy Woody, and Sarah Woody are awaiting trial on misdemeanor cruelty to animals. They are due in court October 16.

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