Botulism Poisoning Claims Tennessee Horses

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Seven horses belonging to a Spring Hill, Tenn., riding academy are recovering after ingesting hay contaminated with botulism. Four other animals were euthanized at the scene as a result of botulism poisoning. The surviving horses were transported to the Tennessee Equine Hospital in Thompson's Station for treatment.

Botulism is an anaerobic bacteria that produces a toxin that w

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