Slow News Week: Horse Herpes and Polo Edition

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By Alex Weprin Comments

With the long Memorial Day weekend, it was inevitable that a few “holiday weekend” stories would trickle over to Monday. One of those stories was a doozy: due to an outbreak of horse herpes, young women participating in a rodeo pageant were forced to ride stick ponies instead of the real thing.

MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough had a question, one that many in the audience were probably wondering:

(h/t Huffpost Media)

In other horse-related news, “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade attempted to play polo in front of the News Corp. building this morning: