Shane Smith was left angered last week after Worcester City Council authorised his two animals to be impounded.
They had been left grazing on council- owned grassland along Wainwright Road in Warndon Villages, Worcester.A common problem, and one that’s lead to more than a few deaths of humans, as well as the unfortunate horses:
But Mr Smith, who is 23 and lives in Offerton Lane, Worcester, says it was too much of a rigmarole to get them back. They could now be sold at auction should they not be claimed.
"I'm going to let them keep them," said Mr Smith. "They wanted me to provide them with a lot of paperwork and money to get them back. "And wait, don’t tell me, let me guess! You’d ‘misplaced’ all the paperwork, right? And the microchip must have moved. Yes?