lightning strikes and horses

If you think lightning never strikes twice in the same place, think again. Albert Peterlin, MS, who once served as the USDA chief meteorolgist, says, “Lightning is not just a random event natural killer, but more an opportunist taking advantage of a preferred pathway. Where lightning has struck a tree in the past, it will likely hit again. An area of pasture that has been deadly once could be again. With lightning, the past is a prologue to the future.”

For horse owners, the message is clear: To help safeguard livestock f

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