Existing Legislation


Below are some of the primary laws that affect New York City carriage horses.  They are mostly enforced by the Department of Health; the ASPCA and the NYC Police Department.  Other laws are enforced by the Departments of Consumer Affairs; Transportation; and Parks. 

NYC ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

TITLE 17 – HEALTH 
CHAPTER 3 – LICENSE PERMITS
SUBCHAPTER 3 - RENTAL HORSE LICENSING AND PROTECTION LAW

TITLE 19 – TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER 1 – STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
SUBCHAPTER 2 – PARKING AND OTHER USES OF STREETS

TITLE 20 - CONSUMER AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 2 – LICENSES
SUBCHAPTER 21 - SIGHT-SEEING BUSES, HORSE-DRAWN CABS AND DRIVERS

NYC CHARTER

TITLE 24. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
CHAPTER 4. HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF RENTAL HORSES.

 

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
former NYC carriage horse 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
former NYC carriage horse previously known as Dada ID# 2711 R.I.P.August, 2007