So, I understand now. Hawthorne had no responsibility to provide adequate security either, I guess.
Reasonable effort to provide security, yes.
Don't kid yourself. It wasn't until Nov. 16 that suggestions were made on how to properly sanitize the barns and help. And that was simply because they were put on the spot, and people were speaking up.
The written record says the information was disseminated at the October 17 meeting, as well as the announcement that was put online regarding that.
Some horsemen didn't wait for the Nov. 16 suggestions, but used common sense.
Other horsemen went to the Oct. 17 meeting.