After being convicted of fatally neglecting one horse, and having two others seized for neglect, Donna Silver began her jail sentence today, according to the Daily Record. Her husband, Baltimore County attorney Hilton Silver, will begin his 60 day sentence on September 1. Two horses were also seized in March of 2009 for neglect. In addition to the jail time, the couple has been ordered to pay $16,000 in restitution to the county for the care of the two seized horses, will serve five years probation, and is prohibited from owning horses. Hilton Silver may face disbarment.

For more details, please see the Danny Jacobs article on The Daily Record.