Published Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 6:15PM AST
Now, one of the worst cases is almost fully recovered, thanks to patient new owners and an animal rescue facility in Nova Scotia’s Pictou County.
Volunteers helped to look after the horses and one of them, Janice MacLaughlin, decided to adopt one of the horses named Becca.
“When I looked in the horse trailer, when they came, she was the first horse I looked at and her eye was collapsed in, with green pus running down her face. She was a rack of bones, barely able to stand up,” says MacLaughlin.
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