Developing News: Stolen SAU Trailer Found, No Horses Inside
(KATV) Magnolia - The search is still on for five quarter horses stolen between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday from the Mulerider Stables at Southern Arkansas University.
Thursday night the trailer was found in Oklahoma, just across the Arkansas border.
The horses belonged to students. Also stolen was a horse trailer and riding equipment.
It's believed the suspects fled the SAU Mulerider stable in a 4-door Ford truck.
The horses are described as follows:
1) American Quarter Horse, 16 years of age, gelding, black in color, bearing a rocking "M" brand on its left hind quarter.
2) American Quarter Horse, 7 years of age, female, gray in color.
3) Quarter Horse, 14 years of age, female, buckskin in color.
4) Quarter Horse, 15 years of age, gelding, Sorrell in color, bearing a rocking "V" brand on its left front quarter, as well as a "K" brand on its right hind quarter.
5) Quarter Horse, 12 years of age, female, black in color, bearing a circle "M" brand on its left hind quarter.
The horses were taken a day before the 30th annual Southern Arkansas University Rodeo. It ends November 5.
The SAU team competes against colleges and universities in the Ozark Region; that includes Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, Georgia, Michigan, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and parts of Louisiana.
If anyone has any information regarding the theft please contact the Southern Arkansas University Police Department at 870-235-4100. You may also contact the SAU Agriculture Department at 235-4340.
Channel Seven's Roger Susanin is in Magnolia, he'll have the latest on this case at 6.