Who Shot a Shetland Pony?

Friday, Jun 7, 2013  |  Updated 9:30 AM EDT
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Who Shot a Shetland Pony?

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Shetland Ponies are known for remaining small.

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Pennsylvania State police are investigating after someone fatally shot a Shetland Pony.

The animal was shot in the neck with a high-powered rifle.

Police say in a release that the shooting happened Tuesday between noon and 3 p.m. on a property about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh.

The horse owned by Lisa Adams of Bolivar had to be put down by a vet after the shooting.

There have been no arrests and police are asking anyone with information to call them.

Shetland ponies are strong, squat horses -- no taller than 46 inches at four years old -- with small heads known for their friendly attitude, according to the Shetland Pony Society.

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