STOLEN HORSE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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LOST/MISSING EQUINE, – Fletch – OREGON
Sisters (Deschutes County), OR, Monday, August 7, 2017
Fletch was last seen on August 2, 2017 in the US Forest Land near Whispering Pines Horse Camp, 3 Sisters Wilderness Area, Oregon. Last sighting was on Millican Crater Trail according to Elayne Barclay. They had been out trail riding when Fletch’s rider stopped to have lunch on the trail, and when she went to get back on the horse, he escaped and ran away. Fletch was wearing red tack.
Ms. Barclay asked Stolen Horse International for assistance in locating their horse. Ms. Barclay notified the Deschutes County Sheriff Department. The Deschutes National Forest Park Rangers and the Oregon Brand Inspector has been notified of the lost horse.
Stolen Horse International, a nonprofit organization also known as NetPosse.com, is well known as the “lost and found’ place for horses on the internet for the equine industry. NetPosse.com offers horse theft and equine ID education and assist in search and recovery of stolen or missing horses, as well as other equine equipment.
Darlene Anderson, a friend of Elayne Barclay reported: “We are trying to put a valiant effort into finding Fletch. All of your help, your prayers, your good mojo and loving thoughts are appreciated.” Ms. Barclay has been working on coordinating search efforts along with the assistance of her friends and the many volunteers at Stolen Horse International. They have contacted Deschutes County Sheriff Department and Deschutes National Forest Park Rangers regarding Fletch.
On August 7, 2017, Stolen Horse International, Inc. received the first online report on its web site, www.NetPosse.com, filed by Barclay and, in short order, began distributing the information via their NetPosse Alert (the horse community’s Amber Alert) on the Internet to hundreds of social media groups and private email contacts in an effort to rally the public to help the family.
You will find Fletch’s webpage with information and a printable flyer in his NetPosse.com listing, which is where any updates or leads will be posted. Anyone interested in helping can search for report number NR005296 or use this direct link on the NetPosse.com site: http://www.netposse.com/view_report.asp?reportid=5296
“Circulating the flyer for Fletch as well as the NetPosse.com Alert nationwide is imperative, as she could be anywhere by now. These flyers are one tool that brings home many horses and must be posted in as many public places as possible,” says Debi Metcalfe, founder of Stolen Horse International. “And remember, not everyone has internet access. Please post Fletch’s flyer in public places as well.”
Pictures, flyer, contact information, updates and other information are on the NetPosse webpage to identify this case quickly when calling in a tip. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Elayne Barclay, Deschutes County Sheriff Department, Deschutes National Forest Park Rangers or Stolen Horse International with any information.
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For more information on Stolen Horse International and its programs, visit the website at www.netposse.com. Stolen Horse International is a Section 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to it are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.
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