Trader ‘gutted' after £5k horse gear theft from Usk Show

Posted at Thursday, September 19, 2013 in General

netpossenewsbrief.jpgUK September 17, 2013 - A HORSE equipment seller was left devastated after £5,000 of tack was stolen from his stall the night before a show that attracted more than 20,000 visitors.

Stolen items included leather head collars, sheepskin saddle pads, bridles, equestrian saddle cloths and breast plates.

At least 20,000 people flocked to the Saturday show including a show jumping event. Usk Show organiser, Faye Mear, confirmed a theft had taken place at the show grounds on Friday night despite security being on site.

Gwent police said they were investigating the theft and are appealing for information to trace the stolen items.

Anyone with information about the theft is urged to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 500 111, quoting incident no. 461 of 13/09/13.


RESOURCE: South Wales Argus,


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