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.READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
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.READ MORE: Hedman, Kucherov Propel Streaking Lightning Past Kings 6-4
After seeing Pinpon on the news, authorities say its owner, Eduardo Lemus, came to the shelter.MORE NEWS: Suspect Identified As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
The horse was subsequently reunited with Lemus, who believes it had been purposely taken from his Riverside property.