Toxins To Blame For 21 Horse Deaths?

Published: April 20, 2009 12:54 pm EDT

According to a report by The Associated Press, veterinarians have said that yesterday's sudden death of 21 Venezuelan-owned polo horses could have been caused by toxins.

The article states horses from the Lechuza Caracas team fell sick before a tournament yesterday. Horses collapsed and died at the polo grounds, while some others passed away both in transit and at vet clinics.

To read The Associated Press article in its entirety, click here.

(With files from The Associated Press)