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Neglected horses up for auction

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Seven horses found without food or water in Ramona last month are being put up for adoption, the county of San Diego Department of Animal Services announced Tuesday.

Animal Services employees began monitoring the horses May 20 when they were found on Highway 78, and seized them three days later.

Photographs of the horses can be found on the department's website at sddac.com/adoptions.asp.

Prospective adopters can also check out the horses in person. Six mares are at an animal shelter in Bonita and a stallion is housed at a facility in Carlsbad.

The minimum bid for most of the horses is $150. Two of the mares at the Bonita facility are pregnant, so their minimum bids are $200.

An adoption application and a completed sealed bid form, available on the website, must be submitted to the facility where the horse is housed by July 5 at 5:30 p.m. Animal services will screen the applicants and open qualified bids.

Winning applicants should be notified by July 10.

The county's animal care facilities are open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The facilities are at 5480 Gaines St. in San Diego, 2481 Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad and 5821 Sweetwater Road in Bonita.

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