Injured colt leaves rescue corral operator little rest
He was named after a gimpy character on the old TV show, “Gunsmoke,” but the two-month-old colt has a harder time getting around.
Chester, named for Matt Dillon’s deputy, played by Dennis Weaver, is the second injured young horse found at the Lockwood landfill this year.
In May, a filly, Tulip, with a severely injured lip was rescued and taken to Lucky Horse Corral in Dayton, run by Shirley Allen and Least Resistance Training Concepts.
Chester has a severe injury to his coronet band, which attaches the hoof to the leg, abcesses up his leg to the knee and bruises on all his other hooves, plus injuries on his back, rump and neck.
Read the full story in Saturday’s Appeal.