Up to 80 horses in danger of dying after being left with no food or water in a South Yorkshire village

Up to 80 horses are in danger of dying after being left with no food or water in a South Yorkshire village.

Monday, 18th February 2019, 09:08 am
Updated Monday, 18th February 2019, 09:12 am
Up to 80 horses are in danger of dying in a field in South Yorkshire.

A number of the horses – which are all in field on Wroot Road, Finningley – have already died and several more are really sick, according to someone who lives in the area.

They are currently at the scene trying to rescue the most seriously ill horses before it is too late, but are having to do so without the help of the RSPCA who say their officers can’t attend today.

Up to 80 horses are in danger of dying in a field in South Yorkshire.

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She said: “It is shocking. How on earth is this acceptable in this day and age? They have no food or water. It is absolutely disgusting.

“I have rung the RSPCA but they refused to come out today and say they have to deal with it tomorrow.”

Yesterday, the Free Press reported that two horses had died in the field – one of which was only a foal.

Up to 80 horses are in danger of dying in a field in South Yorkshire.

The pictures of the emaciated and rotting carcasses were shared widely on social media, but the owners of the horses have not yet come forward.

Up to 80 horses are in danger of dying in a field in South Yorkshire.