The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office tweeted Thursday morning that the horse's owner has been located. "Little Sammy" was not abandoned but had escaped.
Little Sammy's family has been located. He had not been abandoned, he escaped... Michele Bell, PIO pic.twitter.com/vymEkWQNAC
— Okeechobee Sheriff (@OkeeSheriff) November 17, 2016
The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is searching for the owner or a future owner of a flaxen mane and tail stud mini horse.
The miniature horse is now impounded at the Sheriff's Office Animal Control.
Deputies posted photos of the little guy on their Facebook page on Tuesday, saying that it needed to be picked up by Friday, or it would be "offered for adoption, auction, or disposed of humanely."
Are you interested in saving the horse?