Prior Evacuations Help Louisiana Horses Weather Hurricane Ike

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Despite high winds and heavy flooding, horses in Louisiana weathered Hurricane Ike's assault on the Gulf Coast with relative ease thanks to evacuation plans executed just weeks ago in advance of Hurricane Gustav.

"About 50 horses had to be moved to higher ground over the weekend because of flooding," said Rebecca McConnico, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Equine Branch director for the Louisiana Stat

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