Connecticut Supreme Court rules horses are 'naturally vicious'

The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that horses are a "naturally vicious" species. The ruling means that owners of horses need to take

Owners and farmers have said the decision will make horses difficult to insure.

Owners and farmers have said the decision will make horses difficult to insure. (3/26/14)

MILFORD - The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that horses are a "naturally vicious" species.

The ruling means that owners of horses need to take proper precautions to prevent the animal from causing harm to a person.

The decision stems from a 2006 lawsuit filed when a boy was bitten while trying to pet a horse at a Milford farm.

Owners and farmers have said the decision will make horses difficult to insure.

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