Update: Four of the five horses stolen from Southern Arkansas University have been found

Credit Card
Credit Card, a 15-year-old, 15-hand sorrel Quarter Horse gelding, is still missing. Photo: Netposse.com

UPDATE 12/6/11: The final missing horse, Credit Card, was found dead on Nov. 25. On Dec. 5, SAU Rodeo Team member Jaci Rae Jackson was arrested in relation to the crimes. Click here to read the article.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: On Nov. 2, five horses were stolen out of their
at Southern Arkansas University’s Mulerider Stables along with a trailer
and some tack. The horses were used by SAU’s rodeo team.

Officials confirmed that four of the five missing
horses had been recovered on Nov. 15. The horses were found in a wooded area
near Tom, Okla. where the stolen trailer had been found on Nov. 3. The horses
appeared malnourished and dehydrated, but are expected to recover.

Some of the stolen tack and equipment was recovered
on Nov. 10.

Police investigating the case have confirmed that they
do have suspects, according to SAU, but they are not releasing the names as the
investigation is still ongoing.

The fifth horse is a 15-year-old Sorrel American
Quarter Horse
gelding named Credit Card. He is 15 hands with a blaze, left rear
sock and freeze brands on his left shoulder and right hip. He is described as high-strung and poor mannered. SAU is offering a
$5,000 reward for the return of the horse. To view more photos of Credit Card
and find out the most up-to-date information on the case, visit Credit Card’s
on netposse.com


  1. Horses were found in the woods by using another horse that was raised with one of the missing horses. The two horses “talked” to each other and let the coach Rusty Hayes located the four missing horses. So glad he has “horse sense”!


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