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'Zero contact' policy issued to horse owners from tramways

Fri, 06 Sep 2019


Douglas Bay Horse Tramways have issued a 'zero contact' policy until the spread of horse strangles has ceased.

The organisation published a statement on their social media site, asking all horse owners to comply by not entering fields at the Clypse Reservoir, Honey Hill or Blackberry Lane, and refrain from touching or feeding any animals.

The Tramways told Energy FM News: 'This is purely a precaution to protect the horses. The tramway doesn't want to risk their animals coming into contact with any infection from outside sources.'

So far there have been cases of strangles reported in Glen Maye.


 

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