Dual Peppy when he was discovered emaciated in September 2014 and at the horse rescue in August 2015.
A Colorado horse breeder convicted of animal abuse is scheduled to begin her jail sentence Friday. It comes after a judge denied Sherri Brunzell’s request for a new trial this week.
Ten horses and four llamas were seized from a property leased by Brunzell in September 2014. The animals were found living with 14 of their former stablemates’ decomposing bodies.
In May, Brunzell was found guilty of eight misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Brunzell was sentenced to 60-days in jail. Once released, Brunzell will serve 5-years probation and is banned from owning or caring for any livestock, including horses and llamas.
The horses seized, including the famous AQHA stallion Dual Peppy, have been placed in private homes after making successful recoveries.
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