RSPCA responds to concerns about horses in Bakewell after photos emerge online

The RSPCA has said there are '˜no current welfare concerns' regarding horses in a field in Bakewell following photos circulating on social media.

Monday, 16th January 2017, 2:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 12:26 pm

The animal cruelty charity said an inspector attended Crow Hill Lane yesterday (January 12).

The visit follows photographs appearing on Facebook which allegedly show severely neglected horses and a dead foal.

An RSPCA spokesperson said: ”We would like to reassure people that there are no current welfare concerns regarding the horses at the site and the photos that have been seen online are historic.

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“Anyone who is concerned for the welfare of an animal can contact the RSPCA’s emergency line on 0300 1234 999.”