Horse Stable Raid

    Decrepit horse stables in Philadelphia have been condemned following a raid by city officials and animal cruelty officers this week. Bulldozers are slated to level one section of the stables Friday morning, and as of Thursday night, owners were still evacuating horses. WHYY’s Kerry Grens reports.

    Decrepit horse stables in Philadelphia have been condemned following a raid by city officials and animal cruelty officers this week. Bulldozers are slated to level one section of the stables Friday morning, and as of Thursday night, owners were still evacuating horses. WHYY’s Kerry Grens reports.

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    SPCA officer Wayne Smith says the horses at the stables on 27th and Fletcher were in good health.
    SPCA officer Wayne Smith says the horses at the stables on 27th and Fletcher were in good health.
    A pony peaks out of a flimsy stable while its owner tries to find a new home for it immediately.
    A pony peaks out of a flimsy stable while its owner tries to find a new home for it immediately.
    The stables are a mud and manure pit that posed a health risk to neighbors from run-off during rains.
    The stables are a mud and manure pit that posed a health risk to neighbors from run-off during rains.
    Tire tracks lead down 27th Street from the stables, where owners had 24 hours to relocate their horses.
    Tire tracks lead down 27th Street from the stables, where owners had 24 hours to relocate their horses.

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