Thoroughbred Fatalities Down in 2006
The record rise in horses being euthanized after racing or training is stemmed as the industry tries to keep the numbers as low as possible, the Los Angeles Times reports. >” href=”http://www.komotv.com/news/local/5045336.html” target=_blank href_cetemp=”http://www.komotv.com/news/local/5045336.html”>Read more >>
Wellington-area Businesses Lose Millions to Outbreak of Equine Virus
The equine herpes virus outbreak is fading away, but the economic pain here is strong after nearly four weeks of horse lockdown, the Sun-Sentinal reports. >” href=”http://www.palatkadailynews.com/articles/2007/01/09/news/news03.txt” target=_blank href_cetemp=”http://www.palatkadailynews.com/articles/2007/01/09/news/news03.txt”>Read more >>
While doing field research, U-N-R graduate student Meeghan Gray kept coming across the remains of dead horses, generally foals or young adults with trauma to the neck or chest that were partially covered in dirt, KTVN reports.