April 24, 2009.Reading time 1 minute.
Speculation on the death of the polo ponies in Wellington today has centered on the selenium content in the “supplement” given to the ponies. The Palm Beach Post reports in the article, “High selenium in drug mix could be to blame in death of 21 polo ponies“: Citing anonymous sources, the Argentine newspaper La Nacion […]
April 22, 2009.Reading time 3 minutes.
The Palm Beach Post reported today that the polo ponies that died in Wellington earlier in the week had all received an injection of the vitamin supplement Biodyl, a drug that is not approved in the U.S., and that team members believe a tainted dose caused their deaths. Juan Martin Nero, captain of the Lechuza […]
April 21, 2009.Reading time 2 minutes.
By now just about everyone has read about the 21 polo ponies that died in Wellington, Fla. (some reports now have the death toll at 23). The ponies, all members of the Lechuza Caracaus polo team, had been scheduled to play in a match on Sunday at the U.S. Open Polo Championship, a 105-year-old tournament […]