Skip to comments.Horse mutilated, killed in Williamson Co. pasture [Middle Tennessee--reward offered; please help]
Posted on 11/13/2013 8:27:24 PM PST by LittleSpotBlog
FAIRVIEW, TN (WSMV) - A picturesque part of Middle Tennessee is the scene of a shocking crime. Someone mutilated then killed a beloved horse, and the owner says the animal died in a tremendous amount of pain.
She's also worried whoever did it will do it again.
The McIlvains have lived outside Fairview for 36 years and say the reason they have stayed is the beautiful front yard pasture for their two Paso Fino horses, Bomber and Falderado.
"Paso Finos are a special breed. They are smart and very close to their rider. They take care of their rider and are very affectionate and want a lot of attention and love," said owner Barbara McIlvain.
But while the family was out of town Friday night, someone killed Bomber and even cut off body parts to keep as trophies.
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Hope they left some evidence..that ends in a arrest..
Having owned a couple horses, I know how close you can get to them.
The kind of person or persons who would do something like this, is the kind of animal or animals that we don’t want in society.
Good luck in your investigations.
Reminding us that there are evil persons among us. The person that would do this would do anything.
Thank you; my thoughts exactly! I shudder to think what this person might do to another human being . . . it is nothing short of pure evil.
I have a special plan for people who injure or kill defenseless animals and arrest and/or prison is not on my list. However, hammer and nails are somewhere in the top 10.
Please ping on any news.
I’ve rode Paso Finos. For me, in terms of riding experince, going from any other horse to a Paso Fino is like going from a VW Beetle to a Cadillac.
There’s sick folks out there.
Sick means an illness beyond your control, to me at least. The animal who did this did it with willful intent and foretought. It deserves the same treatment it dished out to this innocent creature.
Definitely a danger to society.
Need more detail on the precise nature of the cuts.
Animal mutilation by person or persons unknown has become a commonplace throughout the US, particularly in the mountain states, and the MO is always the same: animals are killed, and then portions are excised with surgical precision, after which the perp leaves the area without leaving any footprints or other signs of his presence.
Any chance this was done by a wolf or other predator?
May have been killed to get some horse meat.
“May have been killed to get some horse meat.”
Hungry human or hungry predator...?
We need more information about the cuts. Were they surgical and bloodless, or were they ragged and the earth all around covered with blood?
Story says they tied knots in the horses mane to cause it pain. Doubt it was wild animals.
From my take on the story the Horse was for lack of a better word, Tortured before it was killed.
I’m not sure what your point is, but if someone wanted some Horse Meat, they could get it wherever it is served or sold.
Never heard of that breed before and I used to have some Morgans. It is so sad that anyone would be so cruel to any animals. I pray that whoever is responsible is caught-—but if not—they will pay eventually, anyhow. It would be nice to prevent them from hurting any other animals, though, before they meet their maker, which I hope is soon.
What a cruel and senseless act. People suck. I hope they find who did this soon. Says they were out of town. Could be someone who knew they would be.
Very strange story with very little info, to even speculate on what happen is difficult. Was the horse tethered? in a small pen? An answer to those two questions would sure help. It will be hard to convince me that a person or even persons were able to control that horse long enough to inflict that kind of damage. A horse is a very powerful animal and can easily kill a person. When I was a kid one of the hands rode up on a stud and a mare, the stud attacked his horse and when he was knocked off it bit him on the leg shaking him like a rag, then proceeded to bite most of his scalp off. The scalp was saved but he lost the leg.
Here in florida its not uncommon for horses to be killed for the meat. That doesn’t usually involve torture but does sometimes
Oh its still illegal to serve or sell horse meat in the us
Animals are usually a precursor to moving on to human victims - no problem shooting the perp(s) on sight.
Maybe the are hungry horse meat is eaten around the world.
If you like your horse, you should keep it off the hardtop roads. Like Bicycles, they pay no road or gas taxes but expect to be an equal on the roads with cars. If no meat was taken from the horse then it certainly was a crime as it is delicious. Keep your horse off the roads and diaper them.
You really shouldn't drink and post.
What part of my comment offends you?
Wow, good thing if you’re a Horse.
Guess the guy should have gone down to Mexico for a bite rather than torturing and killing the Animal here. Probably couldn’t afford to because of his Obamacare Premiums.
Inhumane People should be treated Inhumanely.
“On Saturday morning, November 9, 2013, a 26-year-old gelding named Bomber was discovered in his Fairview, Tennessee, pasture dead with strange, bloodless excisions of hide from his body 33 miles southwest of Nashville.
“The pasture was monitored by two infrared cameras that are triggered by motion, but there were no unusual frames that night of November 8 to 9.
“However, previously the infrared cameras had captured an unusual glowing beam shining on a second horse in Bomber’s pasture on October 12 and September 19.”
Characteristic mysterious animal mutilation, such as have been going on for many years around the US and in other places throughout the world.
Unexplainable, although many have tried.
your comments don’t offend me, it shows your stupid and just looking for a fight with some freepers...you seem to be the exception to the rule freepers are highly intelligent. Troll, and an ugly one at that.
Gee goat, I simply spoke my thoughts about this whole horse thing and now I’m stupid “and looking for a fight.” You certainly have some kind of imagination and then you also call me a troll! How immature. And then YOU lump yourself in with all the other “highly intelligent” freepers! Get a grip.