Seven animals — three horses, two goats, a calf and a chicken — have been attacked in three separate incidents at a Herndon park since April. Each was discovered with similar slash wounds. A 17-year-old suspect was arrested in late June, but on July 7 or 8, one of the three horses used in a therapy program was again attacked. Fairfax County police are investigating.
July 10, 2012 Kyle Salvatierra, 5, takes a ride on Tessa with the help of volunteers Erica Sunyog, left, and Sandy Herbert. The nonprofit Spirit Open Equestrian Program, at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon, works with children with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities. Tessa and two other therapy horses were slashed by attacker in late April. An arrest was made, but one of the horses was again atttacked on July 7 or 8. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post