Fundraiser planned for rescued Pine City horses
CORNING, N,Y. (WENY) -- Almost all of the horses seized in the abuse case in Pine City last summer are still in need of a forever home. An upcoming fundraiser will help raise money to offset ongoing care costs for the horses still in foster care.
The community has a chance to meet some of the horses which had been rescued and rehabilitated over this past year. WENY News had the chance to catch up with "Champion" on Wednesday. He became the face of the story due to his severe physical appearance. A year later, thanks to a lot of community help and plenty of TLC, Champion is able to walk again, and even run. However, there are still a number of horses in need of forever homes.
"There's no cost to attend. This handsome fellow back here [sic, Champion] will be there for everyone's pleasure so they can meet him. We'll actually have 3 horses there. We're going to have a lot of raffle items. Several local businesses actually have donated items for this event," says fundraiser organizer Beth Prentice.
Money raised during the event will go towards items such as hay, grain, vitamins and more.
Additional information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/chemug-county-fair-grounds/southport-horses/2384789241609975/