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Authorities looking for owner of neglected horse found near Soso

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Jones County Sheriff's Department and the Humane Society of the United States is looking for the owner of a neglected horse found last week near Soso.

The Horse was found Friday morning, March 2 on West Brushy Road near Pleasant Home and Highway 533. it was wearing a saddle that appeared to have been left on the horse for months. There was a large open wound under the saddle and several flesh wounds to the legs from what appeared to be the result of being stabbed.

The horse is a sorrel male Tennessee Walking horse and is about 16 hands to tall. He was taken to the vet for treatment on his wounds and then to Trails End Horse Haven to be nursed back to health.

Anyone with information, contact the Jones County Sheriff's Department or the Humane Society of the United States.

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