A little more than two weeks after near two dozen horses were removed from his property, a Davie man has been charged. Benjamin Mantilla, 54, is facing 21 counts of cruelty to animals.
Starving and standing in about a foot of their own waste, nearly two dozen neglected horses were rescued from a Davie ranch over the weekend.
It’s a sickening sight, a horse that is nothing more than skin and protruding bones—it’s one of the two horses that have been neglected and hungry for months.
A father and son were arrested on charges of animal cruelty Friday at a location described as an illegal slaughter house in Southwest Miami-Dade.
Three people were arrested Friday after law enforcement officials raided an alleged illegal slaughter farm in the Homestead area.
“War Horse,” the five-time Tony Award-winning show about a young boy and his beloved horse opens in South Florida this week.
The South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it was impounding nearly a dozen horses in Southwest Miami-Dade County Monday after the horses were found starving.
The six races that comprise the last significant races of the Derby prep season carry a combined purse of 5.5 million dollars. However, the trainers and owners running their colts in these six races have a much bigger prize in mind.
Miami-Dade police have made an arrest in the most recent case of malnourished and dead animals found in Southwest Miami-Dade.
An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective told CBS4 Friday that he is looking at several possible suspects in the recent slayings of horses in Miami-Dade; but is urging the public to help by providing more specific tips about horses slaughters.