Following a near-guilty plea last week, a Winchester man accused of neglecting his horses will go back before a judge in two weeks.
Linville Davis, 68, of 510 Colby Road, is facing 20 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty for allegedly leaving horses on his property without food or water.
County animal shelter officials also found several dead horses on the property when they investigated in April.
Davis' case is now scheduled for a trial before Clark District Judge William G. Clouse on June 16.
Last week, County Attorney Brian Thomas offered a plea agreement to Davis, which would require him to get rid of some horses, serve some jail time and also be subject to random inspections to make sure the horses were being cared for.
Most of the 20 counts would then be dismissed.
At the time, Thomas said Davis provided some receipts for food and horse feed, but not enough to warrant dismissing the case.