Dressage-news.com reports on a horrific incident in Florida, where the French bred gelding Phedras de Blondel (Fetiche du Pas x Belphegor IV) was found slaughtered on his owners farm on Sunday. Debbie Stephens and her husband Steve Stephens, a well-known course designer, just recently bought the horse from France and he was brought into the States just days before.
At the Manatee County Sheriff’s Department it is belived that the horse was slaughtered for the purpose of the meat. The legs and much of the body had been cut off and taken.
Phedras de Blondel had been competed by French rider Christian Hermon up to CSI4* Grand Prix level before he was bought by the Stephens.
Read the full story on dressage-news.com.
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