Western Wildfires: Few Horse Evacuations Thus Far

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Although wildfires have recently burned thousands of acres in eight western states, officials in the affected regions report few fire-connected horse evacuations. They credit preparedness and a measure of good luck with preventing the need for equine emergency relocations.

"We just got lucky," said Louise Kursave of the Black Hills Horse Sanctuary in Hot Springs, S.D., where a lightening

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