In this Jan. 30, 2013 photo neglected horses rescued from an owner near New Salem, N.D., graze at the Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue near Mandan, ND.

In this Jan. 30, 2013 photo neglected horses rescued from an owner near New Salem, N.D., graze at the Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue near Mandan, ND. 

In the photo at the right a neglected horse, with several bare patches of flesh visible on its face, is seen at the Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue near Mandan, N.D., where it is being cared for.

The ranch took in 25 neglected horses seized by officials from their owner.