Daniel v. Stump, No. 12-0890, 2013 W. Va. LEXIS 764 (W. Va. Sup. Ct. Jun. 24, 2013)

(eighty-one year old landowner previously had more than forty horses which were deemed to be in poor condition by humane officer; agreement reached whereby landowner would reduce his herd to no more than ten horses and a mule within a specified period of time; humane officer notified that landowner not abiding by agreement and had begun increasing herd again; additionally horses were improperly fenced and were trespassing on neighboring property and in road; humane officer brought action to seize horses; substantial evidence presented of imminent danger to horses due to conditions; landowner appealed, but court upheld seizure and jurisdiction of court in ordering seizure).

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