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Contact: Lt. John Sinclair, DNR Conservation Warden or 608-422-0932

DNR Seeks Public’s Help with Investigation of Horse Incident on Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Trail

PALMYRA, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) seeks the public’s help with information related to an incident involving a horse with a rider on a trail in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest during the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 28. 

The incident occurred south of Palmyra in Jefferson County, near Viele Lane on the DNR Pink horse trail between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Oct. 28. During the ride, the rider discovered the horse had an arrow in one of its legs, just above the hoof.

The items discovered at the scene included a Black Eagle Arrows brand Spartan model arrow with orange and white Blazer brand vanes and a Muzzy brand three fixed-blade broadhead.

If you or anyone you know was in that area around the time of the incident or used this type of arrow and broadhead in that area, please contact the DNR.

The DNR asks anyone with information to please call the DNR Hotline at 1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367.