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NY Pol Legislates Against Carriage Horse Ban

From: HamletHub By: Ardina Seward The battle to save New York City’s city’s carriage horse industry has reached the state Capitol. NYS State Assemblyman, J. Gary Pretlow has introduced legislation that would countermand New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio’s vow to ban the iconic horse drawn carriages in New York City. Pretlow, who is the Full Article

Mayor and Council strain under the weight of a horse pledge

From: Capital – New York By: Dana Rubinstein and Gloria Pazmino The state of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s election-year pledge to ban carriage horses his first week in office ...Full Article

NYC Council speaker says vote on carriage horse ban may not happen this year

From: The Republic NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon. Mayor Bill de ...Full Article

Protesting activists say NYC mayor went back on promise to ban carriage horses

From: The Republic NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his ...Full Article

When Will Enough Be Enough? Another NYC Carriage Horse Accident

From: One Green Planet When Will Enough Be Enough? Another Carriage Horse Accident in NYC There has been yet another carriage horse accident in New York City. On June ...Full Article

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

NYC carriage horse ban reined in for now

We can only hope that the new focus on the horses in the midst of this debacle will benefit in some way – better care, more pasture time. ~ ...Full Article

NYC Carriage Horses Opinion Piece: Wild Horses

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. ...Full Article

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

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 ...Full Article