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Queensland woman left horse to die for four days

  • A Queensland woman left a foal to die for four days because she ‘didn’t like vets’ 
  • Tracy Deren, 44, left the eight-month-old foal with injuries so bad it couldn’t see 
  • A vet had to euthanase the horse as it was unable to stand or move 

A Queensland woman who left a young foal to die claims she didn’t take it to it to get help because she ‘didn’t like vets’.

Tracy Deren, 44, left the eight-month-old foal with injuries for four days to die as well as extreme dehydration, according to The Queensland Times.

The injuries were so bad and some were more than a week old, making the young foal unable to stand, move, or see out of one of its eyes.

A Queensland woman who left a young foal (pictured) to die claims she didn't take it to it to get help because she 'didn't like vets'

A Queensland woman who left a young foal (pictured) to die claims she didn’t take it to it to get help because she ‘didn’t like vets’

Tracy Deren, 44, left the eight-month-old foal (pictured) with injuries for four days to die as well as extreme dehydration, according to The Queensland Times 

Tracy Deren, 44, left the eight-month-old foal (pictured) with injuries for four days to die as well as extreme dehydration, according to The Queensland Times 

Deren pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrate's Court on Wednesday to one breach of duty of care to an animal

Deren pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday to one breach of duty of care to an animal

A vet euthanized the foal last year as the fairest option for the young horse.

Deren pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday to one breach of duty of care to an animal.

ABC News reported Deren, who faced five charges, had told an RSPCA inspector that she knew nothing about horses.

However, Deren owned another four horses.  

The 44-year-old woman was ordered to pay $4192.90 according to The Queensland Times, where more than half of it is to be paid to the RSPCA.

Deren was banned from owning a horse without RSPCA approval. 

The 44-year-old woman was ordered to pay $4192.90 according to The Queensland Times, where more than half of it is to be paid to the RSPCA

The 44-year-old woman was ordered to pay $4192.90 according to The Queensland Times, where more than half of it is to be paid to the RSPCA

 

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