RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information to try and find out the owners of several horses that have been removed from Gelligaer Common.

Gelligaer pic1 April16On Tuesday (26 April) RSPCA Cymru along with charity Redwings and Caerphilly County Borough Council attended to specific horses that were of concern on Gelligaer and Merthyr Common.

Seven horses and a foal were removed from Gelligaer Common. These horses were subject to potential animal welfare offences. Two vets were also in attendance and confirmed that the horses were deemed fit to travel.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “We are appealing for information to try and track down who these horses belong too. Gelligaer pic3 April16

“Anyone with information can contact the RSPCA Inspectorate Appeal Line on 0300 123 8018. Calls are treated in confidence.”

At this time the horses are in a place of safety and are receiving treatment. The welfare and future of these horses are of paramount importance to the RSPCA.

If you would like to help the RSPCA, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (text costs £3 + one standard network rate message).