Six Tulsa Horses Killed on Highway

Six horses were killed and two drivers were hospitalized after a reported eight horses got out of their pasture and ran loose on Highway 169 in Tulsa, Okla., about three o'clock this morning (Oct. 16), according to

At one point there were reports of 30-40 horses loose on the highway, which was closed until the surviving horses could be rounded up.

There is video of the horses trotting down the highway on's Web site.

The site reported that it took 3 1/2 hours for officials to determine all of the horses were rounded up and reopen the highway.


About the Author

Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

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