San Jacinto equine sanctuary sued for alleged abuse, neglect of thoroughbreds

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A San Jacinto horse sanctuary that caters mainly to race horses that have been put out to pasture is being sued by a neighboring equine facility for alleged abuse and neglect of the 20 horses and donkeys still on the property, where the plaintiffs say they're starving. The California Equine Retirement Foundation at 805 N. Sanderson Ave. was named, along with its president, 53-year-old Carrie L. Ard, in the civil action filed Wednesday by the United Pegasus Foundation and the Caru Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The first status hearing in the matter is not scheduled until June 1 at the Riverside Historic Courthouse. "Never in my wildest dreams did I think that United Pegasus Foundation would have to rescue a horse from the California Equine Reti
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