DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Thieves cut through a barbed wire fence to steal two horses from a church camp in southwest Dallas last week.
The horses, Zip and Blaze, were the two most popular among children who take riding lessons at Camp El Har.
Camp staff last saw them Monday evening, when they were let out to pasture. The camp’s equestrian director, Tiffany Gardner, noticed them missing Tuesday, when she opened the gate.
“Eight came and two were missing, and the two that were missing were ones that never hang behind,” said Gardner.
In the farthest, darkest corner of the pasture, camp staff found the barbed wire had been cut on the weakest portion of their fence.
“So, it seemed like they knew what they were doing. They knew the pasture and the property,” said Gardner.
They may also have known the horses. They picked two of the easiest and most obedient.
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