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Gallatin County Sheriff: Long-term foster homes needed for neglected horses

Pregnant mare among animals needing care
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Posted at 5:16 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 20:07:26-05

Updated 6:00 p.m., Dec. 4, 2019

The Sheriff's Office says homes have been found for the pony and the pregnant mare. Homes are still needed for the remaining horses.
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The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is helping to find long-term foster homes for five horses, including one pregnant mare and a miniature pony.

In a Facebook post, the Sheriff's Office said the animals "were seized in a neglect case and are in bad condition" and require someone who can tend to their medical needs.

The horses can't be ridden and need homes for six to 12 months.

Anyone who can provide care for one or more of the horses is asked to contact Animal Control at 406-582-2100 for more information.

Note: The image featured in this story is a file photo and not one of the animals needing foster care.