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Facebook post about horses goes viral, sheriff comments on situation

Posted September 18, 2017 1:47 p.m. EDT

— A Facebook post about the condition of some horses in Tuscola County has gone viral, and now the sheriff's office is speaking out.

The post showed several pictures of horses along Barnes Road and raised concerns about the animals' well-being.

The Tuscola County Sheriff's Office now reports that they checked with the parties involved, and said that the horses are, and have been under, the care of a veterinarian.

They also said that animal control has been there and ensured that the horses are being treated.

The post went on to say that one of the horses does have an issue that a vet is addressing.

The department also reminds people that trespassing on someone's property is not a good idea.

Read the full statement:

"We have been made aware of the horse issue on Barnes Rd. We did check into it and spoke with parties involved. The horses are under vet care and have been under vet care. Animal control has been there and ensured the horses are being treated. One of the horses does have a issue that the vet is working on and caring for. Trespassing on someones property , without full knowledge of the situation is not a good idea."