Disease Hampers Britain's Horse Movement

Representatives from 27 British equine organizations met in London on March 1 to discuss the potential for spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD), which affects only cloven-hooved animals. The disease was discovered in pigs at a slaughterhouse in Great Britain on Feb. 20.

It has since spread to Northern Ireland, and there is fear that it has made its way to continental Europe. Although

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