Woman starved pony despite having access to hay
|Woman starved pony despite having access to hay - 19th Sep 2017|
Woman starved pony despite having access to hay|
A woman who left her pony to starve, even though she had access to hay, has been jailed.
Judith Bedson of Longton Road, Stone, in Staffordshire, stood trial last month (14 September).
The 50-year-old was found guilty of two offences: causing unnecessary suffering to a colt named Apache between 20 April and 20 May, 2016; and failing to meet his needs between 20 January and 20 May, 2016.
Magistrates sentenced her to 18 weeks in prison and disqualified her from keeping animals for life.
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Article written by: Rachael Turner