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Vet’s ‘horror’ as she watched rats chewing mare’s hooves in stable

A US vet was “horrified” to capture an “urban legend” on video as she discovered rats chewing her mare’s hooves in footage that has gone viral.

Equine vet Jill Costello Chavers, based in Ocala, Florida, had recently moved the position of her yard CCTV cameras and on checking the footage on 3 January, she saw rats entering her 22-year-old Hanoverian mare Hanna’s stable.

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Article written by: Becky Murray

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