A young Shetland pony has been found with slice wounds all over its body and one of its ears cut off. The RSPCA is investigating.
An RSPCA inspector was called out on Tuesday (5 July) to the incident in Gravesend, Kent.
A vet was called and the pony was euthanased.
“We would like to know exactly what happened to this poor pony and who is responsible,” said RSPCA inspector Alana Chapman.
“We are sure that someone will have some information which can help us to bring a prosecution against whoever did this and so we would like to hear from anyone with information, in strict confidence.”
Anyone with information should tel: 0300 1234999.