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– An equine clinic in Delaware is warning horse owners to keep a close eye on their animals and property after a pony was sexually molested.

Delaware State Police say the incident was reported around 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 16. Investigators say someone trespassed onto the barn on Pony Track Road in  Camden, Delaware and attacked the horse during the overnight hours of Aug. 15-16.

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The pony was in her owner’s barn at the time of the attack.

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The Delmarva Equine Clinic says the animal suffered significant trauma, but is expected to recover.

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If you have any information on this incident, call police.