"When the equine and human acrobatics show Valitar at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif., was abruptly canceled on Nov. 17, many performers found themselves not only stranded without pay, but also unable to procure food for themselves or their horses."

http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/...ded-performers

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/...but-left-many/

Yikes!
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblog...horse-trainer/