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Neglected horse found wandering streets in San Bernardino

A 10-year-old horse found wandering on San Bernardino streets could be up for adoption next week, officials said Thursday.

The mixed breed horse was found Wednesday in the vicinity of Macy and Mesa streets, where it was rescued by animal control officers, KTLA-TV reported.

The horse, nicknamed “Sunny dayz are coming,” was severely malnourished, the TV station said. It gave birth about six months ago and was about 250 pounds underweight, rescuers said.

Her owner had not been located and could face criminal charges for neglect.

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“Unfortunately, people just leave them in the yard if they’re moving or getting foreclosed on or literally just open their corrals and let them wander the streets,” Sgt. Adam Affrunti said.

The horse was expected to be available for adoption June 4, and the San Bernardino Animal Shelter was accepting sealed bids.

For more information on the auction, call (909) 384-1304.

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