IREDELL COUNTY, NC - Three horses have been seized under warrant by Iredell County from a Keaton Road property in the Cool Springs area, news partner WSIC News reports.
According to County spokesperson Ben Stikeleather, the owner had been given previous citations for inadequate food, health care and water.
Pictures from the county of two of the horses show bones as being visible. The horses are being kept at the shelter and are under the care of a consulting veterinarian.
No word if more charges will be filed against the owner.
This story was reported by news partner WSIC News.