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Horse put down after being stabbed and 'sexually violated'

The owner is offering a €1,400 reward for information.

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A HORSE HAS died after allegedly being stabbed and sexually violated in Scotland.

STV is reporting that the 18-year-old pony, Blaze, was put down by vets after the incident.

Owner Zoe Wright told the broadcaster Blaze was stabbed “twice in the chest” by the perpetrator who then “sexually violated her” on Sunday night.

Wright has offered a reward of £1000 (€1,400) to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident.

In a statement, Police Scotland said: “We have received a complaint about an injury to a horse in New Pitsligo and we are investigating.”

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