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Man, Two Horses Die After Lightning Strike in Missouri

A man has died after being struck by lightning in a southwest Missouri farm field.

06/26/2015

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Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of Slots

Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.

05/26/2015

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2 Horses in Illinois Diagnosed with Equine Herpes Virus

Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northeastern Illinois stable tested positive earlier this month for the equine herpes virus.

05/26/2015

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Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Germanwings Crash and Kinky Boots

03/29/2015

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides to Continue; Will Be Watched More Closely

It looks like the sounds of horse hooves and carriages will continue to be heard in downtown St. Louis. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says despite St. Louis Health Department director Pamela Walker’s concerns about the health of the horses, no one’s calling for the rides to be shut down unless the situation gets out of hand.

07/30/2014

Photo courtesy of Brookdale Farms

Carriage Ride Decision ‘Not Even Close’

An aide to St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the city is “not even close” on deciding if a ban of carriage rides will take place.

07/21/2014

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Health Director Issues Report on Horse Carriage Companies

The horse “Moose” may not return to the streets without undergoing another test

07/15/2014

Photo courtesy of Brookdale Farms

Carriage Horse Owner Says He Received All-Clear From Veterinarian

Moose, the horse at the center of a controversy between the St. Louis Health Director and Brookdale Farms, is back in the spotlight.

07/15/2014

Photo courtesy of Brookdale Farms

Full Report on Carriage Horse Conditions to Be Released Today

The horses and their living conditions were inspected yesterday by the vet from Brookdale Farms and the city vet.

07/15/2014

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St. Louis Health Director Pushes for Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages

Saturday night, Pam Walker found a horse named Moose in severe respiratory distress.

07/14/2014

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