Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Woman's horse ban extended

A WOMAN has been found guilty of breaching an animal disqualification order in Henley for the second time in seven months.

A WOMAN has been found guilty of breaching an animal disqualification order in Henley for the second time in seven months.

Donna Glenister, 44, appeared at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on Monday for breaching the five-year disqualification order imposed in 2012 after she was convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to two horses.

The court imposed a nine-week curfew on Glenister, ordered her to pay £1,925.67 costs and extended the disqualification order, in respect of horses, for four years to 2020. The horse involved will be rehomed.

In June, Glenister, from High Wycombe, was fined and ordered to pay costs totalling £716 for breaching the order after she was found to have been keeping two horses at stables in Henley.

Both animals, a former racehorse called Deliberation and a filly called Olivia, were removed from her care in March and have since been rehomed.

After that hearing, the RSPCA received a tip-off from a member of the public that Glenister owned another horse.

RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith said: “We went to the stables and we found Glenister was keeping a horse there, which she had owned for three months.

“We removed the horse from her care and he is currently being fostered.

“It is important to reiterate to the public that we rely on them to tell us if someone has breached a ban. We depend on the public to be our eyes and ears and we take breaches of bans very seriously — as do the courts.”

To report an animal cruelty case to the RSPCA call 0300 123 4999.



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