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Prison Horse Auction

Inmate Johnny Morgan rides one of the Arkansas Prison horses at the Arkansas Department of Correction's Wrightsville Unit near Wrightsville, Ark. Arkansasâ prison system is planning to sell some of its horses at an auction on Oct. 5, 2013 in Benton, Ark.

Arkansas Prison Horse Auction

September 22, 2013


Arkansas' prison system is planning to sell some of its horses at auction next month.

Department of Correction spokeswoman Shea Wilson says people will have a chance to bid on about 35 retired horses, colts and mules at the agency's third horse auction Oct. 5 in Benton, Ark. Wilson says the auction is aimed at finding good homes for animals that have served the agency well.


Reporting by the Associated Press.