HARTFORD - The Connecticut Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that may result in horses being declared "vicious" animals.
The justices are hearing the appeal of a ruling in which the owner of a Milford horse farm was found responsible for one of his animals biting a child back in 2006.
The appeals court ruled that signs and fencing did not sufficiently protect the child, especially since horses are inherently and naturally vicious.
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The owners of horse farms and equestrian businesses say that if the new labeling sticks, insurers will no longer cover their businesses and they'll be forced to close down.