Crisis at Canadian Stable Leads to Investigation
"I've never seen anything that awful in my life. It was horrific. I've had nightmares, and I still see him when I close my eyes."
Veronika Larson found the chestnut gelding named Douglas dead in his stall around noon on November 27. He is one of six horses that reportedly died in 2013 at Breighmara Equestrian Facility. The Nova Scotia farm is owned by Cecile (CeCe) Young.
While it is unknown what caused the chestnut gelding's death, an investigation was launched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Nova Scotia's Department of Agriculture.
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Since this article ran, our repeated attempts to gain information from Nova Scotia's DOA have gone unanswered.