Stolen Horse International PRESS RELEASE for MISSING/STOLEN EQUINE, Blaze from Stanly, NC  

Posted at Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in General

Related to Report: NR005373

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MISSING/STOLEN EQUINE, – “Blaze” – Stanly, NC   

Stanfield (Stanly County), NC November 21, 2017

Blaze was last seen on November 21, 2017 according to Tina Shrimpster, owner of the missing horse. Ms. Shrimpster advised that fed the horse in the morning and when she returned in the evening to feed again, he was gone. His morning food had not been touched.  She checked the fencing and surrounding area and there are no tracks or signs of a horse outside the fence.

Ms. Shrimpster asked Stolen Horse International for assistance in locating her horse. Ms. Shrimpster advised that Stanly County Sheriff Department has been notified of the missing horse.

Stolen Horse International, a nonprofit organization also known as, is well known as the “lost and found’ place for horses on the internet for the equine industry. offers horse theft and equine ID education and assist in search and recovery of stolen or missing horses, as well as other equine equipment.

“Blaze is a very special horse. He belonged to my late son and he is a connection to my son for me. I am devastated at not knowing where he is or how he is doing.” says Tina Shrimpster. “I need him home.” Ms. Shrimpster went on to tell Stolen Horse International that she is very worried about Blaze and desperately wants to find him.

“I just know that if people keep sharing him from the Stolen Horse International, Inc, aka Facebook page and posting my flyers from his webpage that we will find him”, says Shrimpster

On November 21, 2017, Stolen Horse International, Inc. received the first online report on its web site,, filed by Shrimpster 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 Blaze’s webpage with information and a printable flyer in his listing, which is where any updates or leads will be posted. Anyone interested in helping can search for report number NR005373 or use this direct link on the site:

“Circulating the flyer for Blaze as well as the Alert nationwide is imperative, as they 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 Blaze’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 Tina Shrimpster, Stanly County Sheriff Department or Stolen Horse International with any information.

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Related to Report: NR005373

Posted by Debi Metcalfe

Founder of SHI

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