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Horse Rescue Group Growth in Space and Animals--Mikayla Lewis

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GALLATIN, Tenn.--In  June, the grass is greener...the sun shines a little brighter...and now so does this mare.

In March , keno barely made it out  from timothy Decent's Montgomery county  property.

The 62-year-old  is now facing a mid-July trial for  animal cruelty charges.

Ken miller says, "her head was hanging down she had no spirit."

Sumner county based-- volunteer equine advocates--rescued keno suffering from starvation.

Ken miller says, "now she's bounding around the pasture full of spirit."

VEA facility manager, ken miller is one of many volunteers to help keno improve...

 Along with Lacota, a mustang  who Timothy Decent owned and his other horse :scout...

Ken miller says, "Our goal is to see all of these horses get adopted to a good home. Even if we bond with them and hate to see them go. We still want them to go to a good home "

The 17 horses whose home is currrently the VEA's farm one  is nearing capacity.

Sunday afternoon- because of donations- the non-profit will open another property in Gallatin :  a new-day rescue & rehab.

Ken miller says, "it just makes us happy that we're able to take care of more horses."

But miller says that more pet owners, need to care more...

Ken miller says, "if people took care of their animals there would be no need for us. We could pay attention to our own animals."

Miller adopted his horse, Comanche--while caring for him at farm one.

Ken miller says, "I would compare it to raising a child. It's your responsibility."

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