Mounties Are Reminding The Public That Wild Horses Are Considered Livestock And As Such Are Protected Under The Criminal Code.
The animal's remains were located near a lease road just north of Highway 584 in Clearwater County.
Mounties with the assistance of Sundre's Fish & Wildlife Officer attended the scene to investigate.
Preliminary reports indicate the horse may have been shot. Its remains were seized and police are waiting to hear an official cause of death.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Sundre RCMP detachment.