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Trial date set in SD horse abuse case

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Trial date set in SD horse abuse case
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

RAPID CITY (AP) -- A trial date is set for two people accused of abusing nearly 70 horses.

Donald and Terry Harwood are charged with 10 counts of inhumane treatment of an animal. They face 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine if convicted.

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KOTA-TV reports that the trial is set for Aug. 15. The Harwoods are currently out on bond.

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office impounded 69 horses after reports of neglect surfaced.

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