ASHLAND — An Ashland couple’s arraignment for alleged crimes that led to the rescue of 16 horses and several other animals in mid-November has been rescheduled for late January.

Lona Stewart, 69, and Robert Stewart Jr., 88, have each been charged with seven crimes related to to the cruelty of animals. Charges were filed Dec. 14 at Ashland Municipal Court.

Injured Horse

A photo of a horse rescued Nov. 16 from B&L Ranch with what appears to be an injured eye.