BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Southern University released a statement Friday after a horse ridden onto campus collapsed and died on Monday.

The horse reportedly died near the Southern University Law Center. A spokesperson for the university said the horse did not belong to any part of the school’s campus.

An investigation is ongoing.

Read Southern University’s Friday statement below:

“All Southern University System institutions strongly condemn abuse of any kind, including animal abuse. The Southern University Police Department and the East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control and Rescue Center continue to investigate the disturbing event of an injured horse being abandoned on the Southern University Law Center lawn on Monday, Feb. 6. No further information is available at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Animal Control at 225-774-7700.”