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'Therapy pony' recovered safely by gardaí after being stolen in Co Tipperary last week

The pony is a therapy animal for a young girl with cerebral palsy.

The pony after it was recovered by gardaí in Cork
The pony after it was recovered by gardaí in Cork
Image: An Garda Síochána via Twitter

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 1:30 PM

A THERAPY PONY who was stolen from a property in Clonmel, Co Tipperary last week has been found.

The theft happened on 29 June, when the pony was taken from the property. Gardaí then launched an investigation into the incident. 

Investigators said the eight year-old pony, a therapy animal for its owner’s daughter, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, is microchipped.

This afternoon, gardaí confirmed that the pony has been recovered safely in Cork today. 

“The owners are currently en route to collect their pony from Mayfield Garda Station,” gardaí said in a tweet. 

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