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This photo, taken from the Hightail Horse Ranch website, show a skin-and-bones Zane the day of his arrival at the shelter, Nov. 9.

Charges filed in horse abuse case as starving horses ready for adoption

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Charges have been filed against the owners of the 11 horses seized Nov. 9 from a farmstead north of Perham.

Assistant County Attorney Heather Brandborg said owners Bruce and Allison Breun will appear in district court for an arraignment on Monday, Jan. 28.


Brandborg described the horse case as, "a lengthy complaint." Charges are complex, and relate to each of the 11 horses individually, she said.

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