Two horses euthanized following Suicide Race

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

Two horses injured during the running of this year’s Suicide Race on Sunday had to be euthanized.

Jim Mendiola, president of the Vale 4th of July Rodeo, said Monday the two horses sustained broken legs just after the beginning of the race at the top of Rhinehart Buttes, east of the rodeo grounds.

A veterinarian on the scene euthanized both horses. The riders involved were not . . .

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