Sounds like the typical...privileged rich...who don't believe the rules apply to them too.
And there in lies the problem...it's only a misdemeanor. Animal cruelty is too often dismissed BECAUSE it's an animal. Only when animal abuse is taken seriously, with far stiffer penalties, will things change. And it's way past time.
Perhaps if public lands weren't being used for welfare ranchers and their land destroy cattle and sheep, horses would be able to live they way they were meant to, wild and free.
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