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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A severely malnourished horse was rescued from behind a southwest Miami-Dade home where the remains of a second horse were found in the backyard.

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The horse, and the remains, was found during an investigation by the Miami-Dade police department’s Agricultural Patrol and Customs and Border Protection.

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Laurie Waggoner, director of the organization’s ranch operations, said the horse is in pretty bad shape.

“This horse is about 200 pounds underweight, measuring a one possibly two on the body condition scale, nine being extremely obese and one being emaciated,” said Waggoner.

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The South Florida SPCA said they were able to identify the horse as Rey Midas de Monteverde, a U.S. Reserved National Champion Paso Fino.