Kristen Conroy of Statesville, N.C., brushed out a switch, or a fake horse tail, in the barn at the Hunt Horse Complex several years ago. Local horse owners who have had their horses’ tails cut off and stolen by thieves worry the hair may being used to make hair extension for show horses.
Kristen Conroy of Statesville, N.C., brushed out a switch, or a fake horse tail, in the barn at the Hunt Horse Complex several years ago. Local horse owners who have had their horses’ tails cut off and stolen by thieves worry the hair may being used to make hair extension for show horses. File photo by Robert Willett Robert Willett
Kristen Conroy of Statesville, N.C., brushed out a switch, or a fake horse tail, in the barn at the Hunt Horse Complex several years ago. Local horse owners who have had their horses’ tails cut off and stolen by thieves worry the hair may being used to make hair extension for show horses. File photo by Robert Willett Robert Willett

Why are thieves stealing the tail hair from Wyandotte County horses?

January 09, 2017 03:05 PM