14 Jul '12, 7am

More Horses Die at Calgary Stampede | Care2 Causes

More Horses Die at Calgary Stampede | Care2 Causes

The deaths of three horses at the Calgary Stampede, a 10-day event where people can go to pretend that we still live in the Wild West, has spurred outrage from animal advocates and calls to ban chuckwagon races for good. The accident that lead to the deaths happened on Thursday during the GMC Rangeland Derby when the lead horse faltered on the backstretch of the race and collapsed, taking down the three other horses and the wagon with him and causing a collision with one of the outriders. The lead horse died on the scene, two others had to be euthanized on the track due to their injuries and a fourth will need surgery. A necropsy on the lead horse revealed the cause of death was a ruptured aortic aneurysm near the kydney, according to a press release. “This pre-existing condition is undetectable in animals and could have ruptured at any time of exercise,” explains Dr. Evan...

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