â†µThe horses belonged to a Venezuelan team, Lechuza Caracas. The Sun-Sentinel quotes a veternarian who indicates it's likely a poison of some kind, with contaminated feed, water or bedding the most likely culprits. There's a massive investigation going on. The report says that each team typically brings 24 horses to a tournament; if the number of victims is 30 or more, that'd indicate more than Lechuza suffered losses.
â†µI'll leave the rest of the world to argue about cruelty and the like while trying to supress the horrible image of watching two dozen ponies keel over. It's like some sick science fiction novel.â†µ
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