A sulky horse was seized by Gardaí over the course of the weekend.
Gardaí in Bridewell, Dublin removed the horse for “immediate” veterinary attention on Saturday afternoon (April 4th).
In a statement, a spokesperson for Garda Síochána Dublin said: “When the harness was removed, the severity of the cruelty was evident.”
“The owner will be prosecuted for animal neglect. Please report any incidents of sulky riding to Gardaí to ensure horses are being treated with respect.”
Image source: Garda Síochána \ Dublin