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Kara Sally said she witnessed the horse named Jerry collapse on the street Saturday along with her five-year-old daughter.
"This is most disturbing thing I’ve ever seen," she said. "Now I have a five-year-old daughter asking what happened to the horse."
Connie Curnoir told the council the practice must end "for the safety of the horses, the safety of the public and the safety of our visitors."
Jerry’s owners have said they had no indication he had colic before he headed out for work and that they always carry water on the carriage for the horses. Eighty percent of their horses are rescues, and they are like family, an official said Monday.
South Mountain Equine veterinarian Lyle Barbour, who is not treating Jerry, said colic usually strikes suddenly in horses. He said most of time, nothing can be done to prevent colic, which is the No. 1 cause of death in horses.
Christopher Smart contributed to this story.
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