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      Amherst Co. Officials: No One Has Claimed Missing Horse

      Amherst Co, VA - Amherst County officials say no one has come forward to claim a horse they found wandering around earlier this month, and now they're going to court.

      Officials picked up a chestnut stallion on February 5 on Boxwood Farm Road near the Amherst/Nelson County line.

      No owner has come forward, so Thursday morning there will be a hearing at 9 a.m. in General District Court to rule the horse was abandoned.

      After that the sheriff's office says they could sell the horse, to cover the costs of caring for it.

      A local equine center has been keeping him.

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