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"It doesn't take a horse lover to see those pictures to realize there's something terribly wrong," said Roberts.
Roberts says in recent weeks she's seen one dead horse on the property along Old Highway 431 in Robertson County and another that looked nearly done for.
"It could barely lift its head it was thrashing trying to get up," said Roberts.
The property is owned by Lee Krisle and Roberts isn't the only one worried about the thin looking conditions of the other horses on her property.
Robertson County Animal Control Director David Blackwood says his office has seen plenty of calls in the last month.
"This particular case we've got 15 phone calls on it," said Blackwood.
Those concerns are now leading to something more serious.
Krisle faces 8 counts of Animal Abuse but he tells a different story about what's going on at the property.
Krisle says he's a licensed horse dealer who people frequently give malnourished and near dead horses to.
In other words, Krisle says the animals arrived there that way and he's trying to nurse them back to health.
But Paula Auerbach says the conditions have been something people have complained about for years including an incident last year when she says authorities had to take some animals off the property.
"There were some horses that had died in the pasture. Died in the creek and were just left laying there," said Auerbach.
Authorities tell Fox 17 news Krisle may face other charges too.
They say he wasn't legally supposed to have any animals because of an incident from 2009.
Thursday, February 28 2013, 10:27 PM CST
Bonnaroo and then what? More events could follow
May 20, 2013 12:33 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- The former farm where the Bonnaroo music festival is held may play host to other events as well.
The partnership that puts on the annual music and arts festival in Manchester has steadily upgraded the site, adding a dozen water wells and permanent electrical power.
Festival partner Rick Farman told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14nuEF5 ) his group is in active discussion with a lot of groups. The Great American Mud Run will be held at the site on July 27 and is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants.
Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said he's curious to see where such a plan could go, saying it could have a huge impact.
This year's Bonnaroo will be held June 13-16. Paul McCartney heads a long list if acts.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
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