Cougar or not: Officials uncertain what led to local horse's wounds
One thing is for sure. Somehow al-Jasiim got scratched up pretty well.
For the Egyptian-Arabian’s owner Jennifer, who asked her last name be withheld because of family issues, what scratched her eight-year-old horse was a cougar.
Jennifer said her daughter was the one to raise the alarm when she came home from school and went outside to feed al-Jasiim an apple. Instead of finding the animal inside the fence, it was standing outside about 400-500 feet from the house, afraid and upon examination, heavily slashed.
Jennifer thinks sometime during the night of Sept. 12, her horse managed to st...