Hay donations pour in to feed horses in neglect investigation

HELENA — On Tuesday, Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton asked the community for assistance as his office began caring for 58 horses seized from a Helena Valley property as part of an animal neglect investigation. On Wednesday, the community responded.

At the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, a number of residents began bringing in bales of hay to help with feeding the animals. Dutton said they have also received monetary donations to support the horses’ care.