An 18-year-old man was busted for having sex with horses at a Hudson Valley harness track, authorities said Friday.
was charged with five counts each of sexual misconduct with an animal and burglary after a six-month investigation at the Goshen Historic Track
in Orange County
Rivera sneaked into the track at night from his nearby rented room and abused the animals, Goshen Village Police Chief James Watt
said. Horsemen became suspicious beginning in July when they found the fillies bridled and immobilized in their stalls during morning checks.
"This guy makes Michael Vick look like a charter member of PETA
," Watt said, according to the The Times Herald-Record of Middletown. Watt told The Record that a surveillance camera recorded the unemployed Rivera in a barn. Rivera is being held in the county jail on $15,000 bail.
Source: NY Daily News
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