OR humane officials: 10 emaciated horses seized

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ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) -- Clackamas County deputies and Oregon Humane Society officials have seized 10 emaciated horses from a rural property near Estacada, Ore., southeast of Portland.

Humane Society officials said Monday that the animals will be cared for by volunteers at an Oregon City location.

Following up on a complaint, animal welfare workers had gathered evidence that the horses were severely underweight and their lives were at risk. The Humane Society says one also had a halter embedded in its skin.

The investigation continues.