EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. (KFVS) - A horse in need of care was rescued in Mississippi County outside of East Prairie, Missouri.
The horse was given Saber and its own Facebook page that provided updates on its recovery.
The owner of that page said Saber died on Aug. 19 of an infected abscess.
According to a social media post by the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, Saber’s rescue began with a person making a Facebook post on Saturday, Aug. 10 asking for help.
A call was made by the Humane Society to the East Prairie Animal Control and the Mississippi Co. Sheriff’s Office.
The animal was surrendered and received medical care.
The Humane Society would like to thank East Prairie Police Captain Brent Douglas, Sheriff Ferrell and Deputy Josh Maldonado for their help.
Sheriff Britton H. Ferrell gave this statement to Heartland News: