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Testimony at Hearing of the Council on Consumer Affairs      
March 12, 2010       

NYC Council    
Consumer Affairs Committee    
New York, NY    

I support Intro. 92, the bill to fully ban the horse-drawn carriage  
industry and I ask for your committee to do the same. I have worked in  
this city for many  years and have seen and know of the long list of  
carriage accidents and horse deaths on the New York streets. You  
would thnk we would have banned this industry long ago.    

Intro 92 is the only bill ever to address or care about what will happen  
to the horses. It states that the horses will not be employed in another  
horse-drawn carriage business or as a work  horse and cared for  
humanely for the remainder of the horse’s natural life.

 A recent undercover report and video investigation by Animals’   
Angels. Animals-angels.com of the NYC stables showed the horses   
living in unsafe and inhumane living conditions. Horses tied to small   
stalls with barely any room to lay down and rest. See Animals’ Angel’s   
Video:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-rHiK-hing    

Please support and pass Intro. 92 and help end this outdated carriage   
horse industry. It is always the right time to do the right thing for   
animals and both people alike, please end the cruel treatment of the carriage horses.    

For more information, please visit the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn   
Carriages, http://banhdc.org/

Sincerely,   

Claudia Rose Emerson   
New York, NY








Coalition To Ban
Horse-Drawn Carriages


A Committee of the Coalition For New York City Animals, Inc.


Contact:
The Coalition for
NYC Animals, Inc.

P.O. Box 20247
Park West Station
New York, NY 10025

e-mail
Coalition@banhdc.org



To honor
Bobby II Freedom
previously known as Billy
ID# 2873 rescued by the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages and Equine Advocates on June 25, 2010 from the New Holland auctions.


In memory of
Lilly Rose O'Reilly
previously known
as Dada ID# 2711
R.I.P.August, 2007