Farmington, Utah – On September 8, surveillance video captured a truck driving on a residential street with two horses tethered behind a trailer. The horses struggle to keep up and the video eventually shows one of the horses stumbling before collapsing onto the road.
A good Samaritan is able to intervene after the horse fully collapses on the street. The truck pulling the horses stops and eventually, the horse is able to get back on its feet. Evidence of the dragging, in the form of visible scrapes on the road, remained after the vehicle and horses were gone.
As reported by KJZZ News, the Farmington police were made aware of the incident but said that it did not warrant animal cruelty charges. However, animal control has taken over an investigation.
Watch the video at this link.