Fans gather to mourn the loss of 21 prized polo horses
Fans of polo gathered at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Fla., Thursday for a moment of silence to remember the 21 prized polo horses that died last week.
The Star Tribune reported, an incorrect mixture of a supplement was given to them before a championship game, and is likely the cause of death.
One of the ingredients used in a vitamin and mineral supplement was dosed incorrectly at a Florida pharmacy, but it is not yet clear who is exactly responsible.
"Only horses treated with the compound became sick and died within three hours of treatment," Lechuza, a Venezuelan-based polo team, said in a statement. "Other horses that were not treated remain healthy and normal."