The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating after one dead and one starving horse were found at a property in Corryton.
Animal Control officers was called to the property at 7914 E. Emory Road Friday afternoon.
Both horses were being transported to the UT Veterinary School by Horse Haven, a horse rescue group.
Charges will not be filed until a necropsy is done on the dead horse.
Once treated, the surviving horse will be cared for by Horse Haven. Its future will be determined by what happens to the owner.