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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 ...

Both major mayoral candidates want to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park

October 30th, 2013 (2)
Jerry thinks the threat of slaughter is a poor excuse for maintaining carriage horses in NYC. The horses would be adopted in no time in the turnover were handled correctly and the owners didn’t have their brains stuck on ...

Carriage rides offer peace to disabled veterans

October 17th, 2013 (3)
Volunteers organize carriage trips at Vets home From: Napa Valley Register By: Rosemarie Kempton YOUNTVILLE — Jack and Jake waited obediently in front of Holderman Hospital, located on the grounds of the Veterans Home in Yountville on Monday morning. ...

Spreading a little Christmas cheer with his horses and a wave

December 24th, 2014 Comments Off
It is always wonderful to see people keeping up the spirit of the holidays. Haflingers are wonderful horses – its great to see them showcased in such a wonderful way. ~ HfH From: The Recorder By: Anita Fritz GREENFIELD ...

AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

December 17th, 2014 (8)
The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs are more dangerous for both man and horse than when ...

Horse Nonsense From City Hall

December 8th, 2014 (3)
We try to give both sides of the story when it comes to the New York City Horse Carriage Ban. The Anti-Horse Carriage side say the horses are abused – they are in traffic, kept in small quarters, and ...