RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A miniature horse has been reunited with its owner after it was rescued last week from the streets of Riverside.

The 6-year-old horse named Pinpon was discovered in the 10400 block of Arlington Avenue about 1 a.m. Thursday, according to the Riverside County Department of Animal Services.

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When an animal control officer responded to the scene, she loaded Pinpon onto a trailer. The horse appeared to have sustained an injury and had a cut above its eye.

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After seeing Pinpon on the news, authorities say its owner, Eduardo Lemus, came to the shelter.

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The horse was subsequently reunited with Lemus, who believes it had been purposely taken from his Riverside property.