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New York City Carriage Rides

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 is not good. So far, the promised ban is eight months late, and counting. It’s also put his City Council allies in a bind. Members can 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

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 ...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

ASPCA Biased? NYPD Mounted Cops Now Enforcing Carriage Horse Rules

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 ...Full Article

Horse Carriages in Central Park – New York Times Debate

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 ...Full Article

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

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 ...Full Article