Ok. First part: So up the road there is a house that sits on the corner. If I had to guess, I would guess they have about 2 acres fenced in for their horses. They have 1 gray horse, 1 bay, 1 paint pony and a miniature. They have a run in that isn't nearly big enough for all of them and no other shelter at all, but that's another story for another day. A few weeks ago, I was driving to pick up my daughter from preschool and noticed their paint pony was out, but didn't have time to stop and check it out..figured I would just see on my way back. Sure enough on the way back, there he was, this time across the road and heading toward a more busy road. So my daughter and I stopped and went over to him (luckily I always have lead ropes in my car). He was very sweet and VERY gentle so we walked him back to the house. The people were not home, so we went to the nearest neighbor to ask them if they had a phone number or anything. They didn't but told me that he gets out all the time and that animal control has been out to that house many times. The pony's name is Chubby and is used for pony rides at a nearby orchard. The neighbor also told me that most people who find him wandering come to her asking if it is her horse. She says no and sends them over to the pony's home. She said that they don;t have locks on their gates so I could just put him back in. And I did. I left a note on the door telling the owners that I had found him up the road and I had put him back in. I left my name and number. I never got a call or anything...that's fine. OK, second part: About 2 weeks ago, I was again driving back from preschool and I saw that animal control was there. There were 2 officers and the girls that lives there was leading Chubby up towards the house. The next day I didn't see Chubby at all, so I thought maybe he was just too much of an escape artist for her to handle and she got rid of him. A couple days later I saw them standing around the horse trailer and in it was Chubby and their mini. So obviously Chubby is still around, I just couldn't figure out where they were keeping him and thought there is no way they are keeping that poor pony in that trailer. And they aren't Thank God! I noticed after that that they had him, what I thought was, stalled in there. Today I was AGAIN driving home from preschool and decided to turn onto the road that the other side of their property faces. Well sure enough, in the run-in was Chubby. He is tied to the wall by a short lead rope and is unable to do anything but stand there, he can't even turn around or lay down. Ok Final Part: This is where I need opinions... Normally I would mind my own business and keep going if I felt everything was fine. I have a habit of just checking all the animals and livestock as I drive along, making sure everything is good. BUT I feel so bad for this pony having to stand there all the time. I have driven past as all times of the day and my husband has too from early morning to evening and he is in there. Should I call the SPCA to see if there is something that can be done, or should I just leave it?