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The animal was found inanimate, one ear severed close to the head. This weekend, a racehorse was discovered dead and mutilated in its training center in Girouard, Vendée.
A complaint was filed with the gendarmerie and an investigation was opened in order to understand what could have happened to this seven-year-old trotter, named Démon du Médoc, reports the newspaper Ouest-France . According to the trainer, questioned by the newspaper, the horse was "with its protective cover and without visible marks of violent blows. "
A similar case was seen in Moselle a few days ago, the newspaper said. A horse was allegedly struck hard on the head and one of its ears was cut off. The animal had not survived.
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