Second horse dies at 2019 Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

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A second horse has died after sustaining injuries during a chuckwagon race at the 2019 Calgary Stampede on Wednesday.Witnesses reported that at around 8 p.m., the horse started to show problems halfway around the track during Heat 2 of the chuckwagon races. It eventually went down as the wagon approached the final turn.That’s when Stampede officials brought in a black tarp and loaded the animal onto a trailer pulled by a tractor.READ MORE: Horse dies at 2019 GMC Rangeland Derby chuckwagon racesThe Stampede confirmed that a horse required medical care, explaining that it was assessed by a veterinarian on the track.The horse had a fractured left front radius, and because there was no option for treatment, it was euthanized, the Stampede said.On Monday, a horse died during the second heat of the chuckwagon races.

A horse was injured during Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

A horse was injured during Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.Nathan Taylor/Global News
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