STOLEN EQUINE, HICKORY BAE aka DASH TEXAS

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August 11, 2016


STOLEN HORSE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

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For more information, contact: Stolen Horse International

Email: pamela.miller@netposse.com

STOLEN EQUINE, HICKORY BAE aka DASH TEXAS

Fresno (FORT BEND COUNTY), TX Wednesday August 10, 2016

Monday June 13, 2016, Tyree Kossie's beloved horse, Hickory Bae aka Dash, was reported from her stall along with a trailer and several other items.

Tyree Kossie asked Stolen Horse International for assistance in locating his horse. Mr. Kossie advised that Hickory Bae when he arrived at the barn on June 13, 2016 he saw that his horse was removed from her stall and the rope that he used to tie her gate with was also missing. Mr. Kossie have also notified Fort Bend County Sheriff Department of the stolen equine and they are actively searching for Dash. The trailer and other items have been recovered.

Stolen Horse International, a nonprofit organization also known as NetPosse.com, is well known as the "lost and found' place for horses on the internet for the equine industry. NetPosse.com offers horse theft and equine ID education and assist in search and recovery of stolen or missing horses, as well as other equine equipment.

"Our horses are kind of like our family to us.", says Tyree Kossie, "We do the same for them as we do for our children. My 4 year old daughter asks about Dash every day." Mr. Kossie explained that his daughter had just rode Dash the day before she was stolen and it gets harder for them each day when she asks about Dash and when she is coming home. Mr. Kossie reports that crime stoppers is offering a reward if the individual(s) responsible for Dash's theft are convicted of the charges.

On August 10, 2016, Stolen Horse International, Inc. received the first online report on its web site, www.NetPosse.com, filed by Kossie and, in short order, began distributing the information via their NetPosse Alert (the horse community's Amber Alert) on the Internet to hundreds of social media groups and private email contacts in an effort to rally the public to help the family.

You will find Dash's webpage with information and a printable flyer in her NetPosse.com listing, which is where any updates or leads will be posted. People interested in helping can search for report number NR005013 or use this direct link on the NetPosse.com site: http://www.netposse.com/view_report.asp?reportid=5013

"Circulating Dash's flyer and the NetPosse.com Alert nationwide is imperative, as the horse could be anywhere by now. These flyers are one tool that brings home many horses and must be posted in as many public places as possible," says Debi Metcalfe, founder of Stolen Horse International. "And remember, not everyone has internet access. Please post Dash's flyer in public places as well."

Pictures, flyer, contact information, updates and other information are on the NetPosse webpage to identify this case quickly when calling in a tip. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Tyree Kossie, Crime Stoppers, Fort Bend County Sheriff Department or Stolen Horse International with information.

© 2016 Stolen Horse International Public Relations Pictures are available upon request.

For more information on Stolen Horse International and its programs, visit the website at www.netposse.com. Stolen Horse International is a Section 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to it are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.

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