2 Race Horses Euthanized after Breaking Legs in Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Two race horses were euthanized after being injured during a weekend event in Fort Pierre.
Track Manager Dennis Booth says the two quarter horses collided during a race Saturday and both went over the rail, each breaking a leg. They were humanely put down, following protocol.
One horse was owned by a ranch near Firesteel, South Dakota, and the other by a couple from Keene, North Dakota.
Booth says the jockeys were not seriously hurt, and both rode again on Sunday.
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