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Abandoned horses in East Midlands reaching 'crisis point'

The RSCPA says the number of horses and ponies being dumped across the East Midlands has reached crisis point.

Comparing figures from 2009 and 2013 - 400% more animals were abandoned in Derbyshire, going from 5 to 25.

Lincolnshire saw a 333% rise, while In Leicestershire 7 horses were found in 2009, and 19 were rescued in 2013.

In Nottinghamshire there was a 110% rise since the start of what the RSPCA calls a crisis.