A YOUNG horse saved from the knacker's truck has gone missing, and its owner Joanne Wright is heartbroken.
The three-year-old chestnut gelding called Chessa was being agisted on a property on Bangalow Road, just outside the Lismore urban limits.
But two weeks ago the horse disappeared and Mrs Wright is anxious to get him back - or at least find out what happened to him. "Chessa was micro-chipped after having the Hendra virus vaccination," she said.
"He is not branded but has some distinguishing marks on his rump where was gored by a cow."
Mrs Cooper said Chessa had spent time nibbling grass at Goonellabah for single mums who couldn't afford to have their lawns mowed.
"The local kids were calling him the 'four-legged mower'," she said.
"He was a horse with a gentle nature."
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