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May 29, 2013. There will be a public auction for 41 horses involved in a high profile animal abuse case. The auction is open to the public.

On May 29, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. there will be a public auction of 41 horses held at the Spanish Fork Fair Grounds, 475 S Main St, Spanish Fork. These horses are those remaining following an investigation regarding abuse and neglect of horses owned by Trudy Childs that came to light in February of this year. On May 9 a judge issued an order to sell for failure on the part of the Childs to pay costs associated with the care and feeding of the horses in question.

For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office.