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Seven Additional Horses Returned In Wheelon Case



Seven additional horses have been returned to the owners on Sunday, November 3 after being seized from Wheelon Stables on April 25 of this year. A total of 19 horses were taken and only nine have been returned thus far since the judge's ruling.

The charges of animal cruelty were dismissed and the horses were ordered to be returned immediately on August 15.

According to Larry Wheelon, one of the stallions returned was injured during transport and is now lame and a mare that was returned came back with a large knot on her leg. Also, according to the Investigator on the case, they are expecting additional horses to be returned Wenesday with the remaining horses to be returned on Friday. Wheelon stated, "I'm very grateful for everything that Rob White and Kenny Myers have done to resolve this issue. Their continued hard work is very much appreciated."

The horses that were retuned were A Lady Antebellum, She's A 9.9, She's Just Sweeping, Luck of Doc filly, Black Knight By Choice, In My Pocket and Sweepstakes Pzazz. The owners that received their Tennessee Walking Horses back were Bobbi Jo and Rodney Koger, Joe Barnes, Kenny Smith, Dwight Brooks and Larry Wheelon.

The Report will update as more information becomes available.

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