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Read this photo essay by award winning film maker Donny Moss about the NYC carriage horses being left to work in the hours when NYC was closing down due to Hurricane Irene
and also on Opposing Views
NYC Carriage Horses Don’t Get What They Really Need… - article by Elizabeth Forel in One Green Planet - 7/10/11
See our newsletter with coverage of the Avella/Rosenthal press conference regarding banning horse-drawn carriages. Click Here.
Please sign this very important petition
to the NYC Council about mandating that carriage horses do not go to
the slaughter auctions but instead go to good homes and sanctuaries
when their services are no longer needed.
Central Park is gorgeous this time of year - visit this blog and learn more about how to really enjoy it
Ten Things Not to Do in New York City
(hint - do not take a carriage ride - find out why.)
Ban carriage horse bill introduced in the NYS legislature by Senator Tony Avella
Read more about it
Youtube video - Horses Burning in the sun - 7/2010
Carriage horses suffering in heat wave. See this article from New Zealand Horse Talk 7/20/2010 -
The Consumer Affairs Committee of the City Council held a public hearing on March 12, 2010 to hear testimony on Intro 35, the industry bill, Intro 86, the vintage car bill and Intro 92, the bill to ban the industry outright. Click on each Intro number to see information about each bill. Click on each of the following nubmers to see the text of the bills. 35A; 86; 92
Read some of the testimony from the March 12th hearing.
Read how the drivers overcharge but no one cares. Click here.
Read about the Animals Angels undercover investigation of the NYC carriage horse industry. Click here.
The Department of Health & Mental Hygiene held a public hearing on March 3, 1010 to hear comments on their recommended changes to existing regulations concerning carriage horses. This concerned Chapter 4 of the Commissioner's Regulations and Health Code Article 161.
Public Comments from this hearing
NIVEA uses NYC carriages horses to promote their product. BOYCOTT NIVEA. 2/14/10
Picnic benefits horse rescue agency - 26 Aug 2007
New York City Audit Report - 27 Jun 2007
Pedicabs are safer - 14 December 2006
Letter to Virginia Beach City Council - 11 December 2006
Carriage Horse Concerns - HORSE (London) - December 2006
NOT SO ROMANTIC - By Elizabeth Forel - HORSE NATION FALL 2006
Pulling the Reins on the Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry - Friends of Animals - By Edita Birnkrant - 28 Oct 2006
Shocking lives of carriage horses
highlighted - petition to ban industry promoted - HORSETALK - 28
PETA Wants Horse-Drawn Carriages Removed From Central Park - wnbc.com - 20 Sep 2006
PET PROJECT - New York Post - JULIA SZABO - 11 Jun 2006
TRADITION, OR CRUELTY? - HUDSON REPORTER - Jessica Rosero - July 30, 2006
RESULTS OF WCBS TV CHANNEL 2 ON-LINE POLL - 12 May 2006
Queens Councilman Wants Horse-Drawn Carriages Banned From City Streets - NY1 News - 11 May 2006
HARDWORKING HORSES' HISTORY - BY SAMUEL BRUCHEY, Newsday Staff Writer - May 11, 2006
CARRIAGES: YEA OR NEEEIIIGH? - BY MELANIE LEFKOWITZ, Newsday Staff Writer - May 11, 2006
NO HORSING AROUND? - BY MELANIE LEFKOWITZ, AM-NY - MAY 11, 2006
SOME WANT HORSES ON STREET REINED IN AFTER SPATE OF SPOOKINGS - Bradley Hope - NY Sun - May 10, 2006
Calling for Decency and Public Safety, Horse Advocates Seek Carriage Ban - Press Release - May, 2, 2006
POLS SPURS CARRIAGE-BAN FIGHT - 14 Feb 2006
NYC HORSE ADVOCATES SEEK TO BAN HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES - Press Release - 13 Feb 2006
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