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Can you please tell me what city and state or province is involved in your question? I cannot see it on my screen right now.
It's unlikely that you or your daughter can still sue but I'd like to look up the statute of limitations in your state or province tomorrow. (I'm going offline for the evening soon).
You can, of course, take legal action over the horse.
I'll look forward to hearing from you,
Jane Doe Deer
I was unable to find the statute of limitations for suing over child molestation in Arkansas.
Here is a link to where you can find Arkansas trial attorneys. I suggest that you call a few plaintiff's attorneys and ask about the SOL for molestation. I apologize for not being able to find the SOL myself: http://www.arktla.org/AR/
I do think it's many, many years too late to sue, but to be sure you should really talk with a few Arkansas attorneys.
In regard to the horse, if you want to take legal action, it will depend on whether you can just put in an insurance claim and/or on the value of the horse. You can go to Small Claims if the value is $5K or less: http://courts.state.ar.us/documents/small_claims_info.pdf
I'll wait to hear from you with follow up questions.
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