Palm Beach Police Probe Deaths Of 21 Polo Ponies

In a terrible shock to equestrian sports since the Eight Belles tragedy, 21 horses that were brought from Venezuela to Florida for a polo tournament suddenly collapsed & soon died - 14 by Sunday evening, and 7 more by Monday morning.

Dead polo horse

And officials & police are trying to figure out what killed the horses of the Lechuza Caracas polo team. Theories have ranged from poisoned medication to deadly viruses - and even the possibility of steroid abuse.

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