(WARNING: The video contains images of injuries to horses that some viewers may find disturbing.)
This YouTube video documents the efforts of volunteers and animal activists to save a young horse that was found malnourished and frozen to the ground in southern Utah.
The story of the horse gained a great deal of attention, as well as some outrage. A southern Utah man faces charges in connection with the case. A petition that asks a Utah lawmaker to enact stricter animal cruelty laws has been created bearing Elsa’s name.