Suspect Neglect? What to do . . .
Below is more info about reporting neglect and a link on the USERL website to do so. Once you file a report it will be sent out to the lead State Investigator and then they will farm out to an investigator in your area.
The USERL works with Animal Control agencies, and local and state law enforcement to assist in the investigation as well as provide shelter and care for horses they have seized as part of an animal cruelty and neglect cases. There is a great deal of information on the internet about identifying animal cruelty, state and federal laws protecting animals, and how to report it to your local law enforcement. Information listed below outlines basic information about neglect, and physical characteristics you can identify if you witness an equine that is suffering because of neglect or abuse.
If you need to report a case of suspected neglect or abuse, please contact your local law enforcement: Local and state police are able to enforce animal cruelty laws in your state. USERL provides additional information and a way to report neglect online.
What is Neglect? Neglect is defined as failure to provide sustenance and care sufficient to maintain an equine’s good health. This includes food, water, shelter, veterinary and farrier care
I hope this helps!!