'Starving' horses in poor condition rescued from wasteland in Derbyshire
Date of alert:
Thursday, 13 October 2022
Derbyshire Rural Crime Team officers have rescued three horses in poor condition from wasteland near Matlock.
The rural crime team responded to an incident reported by a concerned member of the public.
After receiving a report on the weekend, officers attended the site in the morning of Sunday, October, 9 and found the animals in an extremely poor condition.
They contacted the RSPCA and as a joint operation, the horses were recovered under the Animal Welfare Act and transported to RSPCA approved premises to be treated.