Gardaí Open Investigation After Young Pony Stabbed To Death

The sanctuary say it was a ''calculated and planned'' attack

A young pony has been stabbed to death at a horse sanctuary in the Midlands. 

The Hungry Horse Outside in sanctuary in County Longford says someone broke into its yard on Wednesday night and killed the one-year-old animal "in the most brutal way."

The sanctuary is appealing for information on what it says was a "calculated and planned" attack.

Gardaí have opened an animal cruelty investigation and confirmed that the young foal suffered knife wounds.

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