24 horses killed – burned in mysterious stall fire

24 horses were burned on Thursday in a stall fire in Connecticut, USA. 21 were riding school horses and and three were privately owned.

Emergency services received an alarm about a stall fire on Folly Farm in Connecticut, USA. When firefighters arrived on scene, the stable was in flames, and the farm owners were struggling to get the horses out.

The family-run riding facility has been teaching jumping, hunting and polo for 30 years.

24 horses burnt

21 riding school horses and three privately owned horses died due to smoke inhalation from the fire.

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The cause of the fire remains unknown but is being investigated.

Such tragedies should never happen. Please share to remind all animal owners to pay close attention to their homes and/or stables.

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