A 77-year-old South Carolina man has been arrested and charged with mistreatment of animals after this website’s exclusive report on malnourished horses at his farm – including a horse that was left to die in his field.

Matthew Stroman, of Orangeburg, S.C., voluntarily turned himself in to authorities this week. Meanwhile five horses were seized from his property and given emergency medical attention.

Also, the dead horse discovered by one of our readers actually wound up being two dead horses – a mare and her newborn foal.

The malnourished horses were spotted nearly two months ago by FITS reader who contacted the¬†Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as well as the Orangeburg, S.C. Sheriff’s Department.¬†Unfortunately for these animals, nothing was done …