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Horse kept near the prison

 
 
On 28 Jul 2008 at 3:23pm An economist wrote:
Just came back from a walk over the Downs up to Mount Harry and back again. Saw a horse being kept on what I assume is public land near the prison. He (or she - I did not look that closely) was surrounded by a metal cage of about 20ft by 10ft with about three inches of water in a bucket. No shade from the baking sun. Anyway know what he / she is doing there and who owns him / her?
 
 
On 28 Jul 2008 at 4:27pm Nosey Parker wrote:
Maybe a phone call to the animal warden is called for.
Call 01273 484 473
 
 
On 28 Jul 2008 at 5:18pm dave wrote:
I'd call the RSPCA if was me. would it be near a collection of caravan's ?
You might need to be more specific with directions HMP Lewes is very big.
 
 
On 28 Jul 2008 at 6:13pm An economist wrote:
The horse was kept on a patch of land next to the footpath leading from Hawkenbury Way to Spital Road via the north side of the prison. It was just before a collection of caravans, assuming one is coming from Hawkenbury Way. The horse looked well cared for, and did not look to be in much distress. Then again, I know next to nothing about horses. I know I would not like to be kept in those conditions, with next to no water and no shade whatsoever.
 
 
On 28 Jul 2008 at 10:07pm Lewes Larry wrote:
I believe that it belongs to the stables that are at the top of the road by the prison


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