EAST AURORA, NY (WIVB) - Animal control is in the process of seizing as many as 73 horsesfrom a scene in the Town of Aurora.
The Erie County SPCA, the East Aurora Police, and animal controlarrived at a farm at 1680 Emery Road around 8 am this morning.
They suspect the owner of the horses, Beth Hoskins, of nottreating the horses properly, something that neighbors have toldNews 4 also. Reportedly the horses were not even let out during thewarm summer months.
Officials found the horses today living in feces, among otherproblems however, there are no charges filed at this time.
Gina Browning, Erie County SPCA said, "It's impossible tospeculate, we're not sure exactly what happened but what we havefound in the past with animal cruelty cases is that rarely insituations like this is there intended malice. Usually in similarsituations it's someone with the best of intentions and things gotout of control and the owner gets in over his or her head. It'simpossible to speculate on this particular case."
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