There are vandals prowling Wisconsin pastures, but all they’re after is a little tail.
It may have been an exercise in horse sense, but when Holly Tackett and her two daughters arrived at a Portage County pasture, they noticed immediately that something was awry.
Four of their pets, two quarter horses named Arat and Daunte, a saddlebred named Fantasia, and Kesi, an Arabian, looked a bit . . . well, incomplete.
Someone had cut off their tails.
The article mentions that horse hair is expensive to purchase, and that it’s used in jewelry making. Wouldn’t it make interesting forensic work to do DNA samples of any handmade horsehair items being sold in the area and compare it to the DNA of the equine victims? Granted, it isn’t exactly a responsible use of taxpayer money, but hey. Can’t you see it? CSI: Special Horses Unit.