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(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Members of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Posse, formed in 1954, ride during the Days of '47 All-Horse Parade Tuesday July 10, 2012.
Gallery: Days of ’47 Horse Parade returns
Sandy » After a year off because of Equine Herpes outbreak, horses hit the streets again.
First Published Jul 10 2012 12:00 am • Last Updated Jul 11 2012 10:46 am

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.

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




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