(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday the passage of a new law to protect Connecticut horse owners and handlers from a recent court ruling which could have raised insurance rates for those individuals.
Malloy signed legislation on Tuesday that stated that horses do not possess a "naturally mischievous or vicious propensity." He noted the large population of horse owners and handlers across the state, and said he was "happy to sign this legislation so that we can ensure their operations continue without possible negative consequences."
The signing took place at Locket's Meadow Farm in Bethany, a sanctuary for at-risk farm animals.
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