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Animal Welfare At Issue in Fight Over NYC Horse Carriage Rides (Video)

The issue of NYC horse drawn carriages is a complex one to many people. Are horses being inhumanely treated? The Humane Society states that according to an independent audit of the stables of the carriage horses that indeed they are mistreated. The working conditions include: Dehydration, very hot asphalt, and standing in their own waste 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

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

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 ...Full Article