To Auction: 47 Arabian Horses Seized Last Month

Word of auction spreads to horse lovers

By Annie Potasznik
|  Thursday, Jul 8, 2010  |  Updated 2:10 PM CDT
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To Auction: 47 Arabian Horses Seized Last Month

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GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - MAY 03: Palestinian knight Sakher Abu Khosa works to break an original Arabian horse Mnar May 3, 2006 at the Palestinian knight club in Al-Sudaneh village in north western Gaza Strip. Israel has not allowed Palestinian jockeys and knights to travel with their horses to compete in international competition since the begining of the Intifada uprising in 2000. (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)

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Collin County authorities plan to auction off 47 Arabian horses at noon Saturday that were seized from a private owner last month.

Officers said the 22 stallions and 25 mares, seized from Living Waters Arabians near Farmersville, were underfed.

The owner said she is upset by the auction and insists the county has misrepresented the horses' condition.


Click here for updated information about the auction, including the location.

  • From the home page, click on County Directory
  • Animal Services
  • then click on Estray Livestock Notices and Sales.

Word of the auction has spread and horse lovers are coming out to take part.


The minimum bid is $250.


Rescue organizations or animal-advocacy groups are prepared to take in any horses that aren’t sold.

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