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Gallery: Days of '47 Horse Parade returns

Published July 11, 2012 2:29 pm

Sandy • After a year off because of Equine Herpes outbreak, horses hit the streets again.
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The Days of '47 All-Horse Parade returned Tuesday in Sandy with about 40 entries and some 300 to 400 horses, ponies, mules, carriages and wagons.

Last year's parade was called off as a precaution after several cases of the highly contagious, sometimes fatal EHV-1 virus struck local horses.

"I'm glad we're past all that," said parade chair Merl Thurgood. "We're very excited to be back in business."