Horse trams to resume on Wednesday after animals given the all-clear by vet

By by Examiner reproter newsdesk@iomtoday.co.im Twitter: @iomnewspapers in East

Douglas’s horse trams will resume soon.

They will resume a limited service from Wednesday (May 24).

Tram services were temporarily suspended on May 9 after a number of the horses were found to be experiencing a respiratory issue.

The horses have been treated with antibiotics and welfare checks carried out to assess their progress.

Ray Cox, clinical director of Milan Vets, said: ’The infection was confirmed as Streptococcus zooepidemicus, which is relatively common among horses. They have reacted well to the course of treatment and I am happy with their recovery.’

He added: ’Together with Isle of Man Railways, we have taken the decision to ease the horses back into service on a limited schedule to assist their continued return to full health.’

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Ron · 65 days ago · Report

Poor IOM, if people think the island can survive on "risk taking on the roads" festivals, banking and little else.

Spook · 66 days ago · Report

Poor horses. Poor tax payers too.

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