Arrest made in Bethany horse cruelty case

Bethany Horse Cheyenne. Peter Casolino/New Haven Register.

by BRIAN McCREADY and BRIDGET ALBERT Cross-posted from New Haven Register BETHANY, Conn. — A 23-year-old Cheshire Road woman was arrested on an animal cruelty charge after animal control and state police discovered a paint horse in July living in “outrageous” conditions, a state police officer said Wednesday. Shannon Trowbridge, of 77 Cheshire Road, surrendered… Continue reading Arrest made in Bethany horse cruelty case

Officials pursue legal process in case of pony rescued from nailed-shut stall

Rescued Bethany mare Cheyenne. Mara Lavitt/New Haven Register

Cross-posted from the Bethany Bulletin It has been eight days since the black and white pony, Cheyenne, was rescued from a nailed-shut stall in Bethany where she had stood in knee-deep muddy manure for about two years. While the horse is making excellent progress in her recovery, animal lovers from around the state are puzzled… Continue reading Officials pursue legal process in case of pony rescued from nailed-shut stall

Cheyenne under treatment after rescue from nailed shut stall

Rescued Bethany mare Cheyenne. Mara Lavitt/New Haven Register

This is an update to the story of Bethany mare Cheyenne who was rescued from a nailed shut stall and found standing in two to three feet of feces and urine. She was the only animal in the barn area, authorities say. Bridget Albert, reporting for the New Haven Register writes: The horse was treated… Continue reading Cheyenne under treatment after rescue from nailed shut stall

Horse found nailed into stall in two feet of manure and urine

Rescued mare Cheyenne with seriously deformed hooves. Mara Lavitt/New Haven Register.

UPDATED Sept. 15, 2012 Arrest made in Bethany horse cruelty case >> Bridget Albert, writing for the New Haven Register (Connecticut) reports: BETHANY — A Paint horse was taken to a safe haven Thursday afternoon after officials learned the animal was allegedly left in isolation and found to be in two feet of manure and… Continue reading Horse found nailed into stall in two feet of manure and urine