Day: February 22, 2012

No Jail for Pennsylvania Woman Accused of Selling Rescue Horses to Slaughter

HARRISBURG – A Chester County woman accused of selling thoroughbreds for slaughter after promising to put them up for adoption will avoid prison by agreeing to enter a first-offender program.

Kelsey Lefever, 24, of Honeybrook, abruptly waived her preliminary hearing on four counts of theft by deception Tuesday in a Dauphin County district court. Prosecutors withdrew a fifth charge, that she had engaged in deceptive business practices.

“We agreed under certain conditions that she enter the first-time offenders program,” said Francis Chardo, Dauphin C

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Through Children’s Eyes

Guest OpEd by Jo-Claire Corcoran of the Equine Welfare Alliance The Purity of Their Vision Speaks to our Souls There comes a time when we, as adults, need to take a few steps back and look at the world through the eyes of our children. Our life prejudices, […]

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The Mustang Mansion: Building a Bridge with Creativity

A creative passion for the horse as a child and rebirthed with an affection for the wild mustangs of North America fine art painter Melody Perez relocated to the west two years ago with a vision to get back to her artistic roots only to discover the plight of wild horses and burros as she researched for painting equine subjects. Her painting technique is vivid and realistic as she re-creates on canvas the spirit of these living legends and the land they dwell upon.

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