Horse hair theft reported in Fremont County

2012-09-24T11:00:00Z Horse hair theft reported in Fremont County Casper Star-Tribune Online
September 24, 2012 11:00 am

RIVERTON — Authorities say a Fremont County woman has reported that someone cut her horse's tail off earlier this week, adding to the more than 30 recent reports of horse hair being stolen in Natrona and Converse counties.

Karen Gibson, who lives near Kinnear, called sheriff's deputies Tuesday morning to report that her horse's tail had been stolen.

Horse hair can be worth quite a bit of money and is often used to create belts, paintbrushes and the bows of musical instruments.

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