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
A Committee of the Coalition For New York City Animals, Inc.
The Coalition for
NYC Animals, Inc.
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Park West Station
New York, NY 10025
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.