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NYC Carriage Horses Opinion Piece: Wild Horses

April 19th, 2014 (1)
With the BLM scandal still reverberating in the news, it is easy to forget that there has not been a resolution to the New York City Carriage Horse troubles. The fact that some of the faction on the side ...

Why de Blasio can’t ban horse carriages

March 17th, 2014 (3)
The writer of this opinion piece treats the NYC horse carriage ban as if it were just “crazy PETA people” or those who hate the Irish and/or middle class working people backing it. There are valid concerns that should ...

ASPCA Biased? NYPD Mounted Cops Now Enforcing Carriage Horse Rules

February 28th, 2014 (5)
We are certain more information about this shift in enforcement will be out in the coming days…and we will post on it. For now, an old Texas saying comes to mind: There is your side of the story, my ...

Boston Globe Opinions: The carriage horses are fine

February 24th, 2014 (10)
One of the problems with the NYC horse carriage debacle is the political gaming for real money going on by both sides. While this article only scratches the surface of the true debate, it does show that there is ...

Horse Carriages in Central Park – New York Times Debate

January 21st, 2014 (1)
The fate of horse carriages in Central Park in New York City is still up in the air. This past weekend, the New York Times published an excellent article in the format of a debate by various equine and ...

de Blasio: Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages should ride into history

December 31st, 2013 (1)
It is interesting to note that the Teamster’s Union, which represents the carriage drivers among its many labor groups, endorsed Bill de Blasio. ~ HfH From: CNN By: Allie Malloy (CNN) — Horse-drawn carriages could soon be a thing ...

New York City’s strange political brawl over carriage horses

December 27th, 2013 (1)
Stephen Nislick’s philanthropic motives may or may not be real (the real estate in this issue is worth a great deal of money), but the carriage horses effected are. ~ HfH From: Politico By: Elizabeth Titus NEW YORK — ...

Lies and Desperation – the NYC horse-carriage trade

November 30th, 2013 (5)
The controversy over the New York City horse carriage industry has been building for some time now.  This past election it was one of the main topics of discussion for the NYC Mayoral race.  Here is an article on ...

Plan to stop horse carriage rides in NYC’s Central Park

November 9th, 2013 (1)
The mayor of New York City is concerned about the treatment of the horses which pull carriages in Central Park and he’s planning to ban the rides. But the operators say the horses are well looked after and they’ll ...

NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Doesn’t Know Manure About Carriage Horses

October 31st, 2013 (3)
Mayor Bloomberg and the Daily News teamed up to mislead everyone on what will happen to NYC’s carriage horses when (not if) the industry shuts down. From: Forbes By: Vickery Eckhoff Mayor Michael Bloomberg misled the public in claiming ...