Letters & Editorials


See:  New York City – carriage horse issue
See:  Other cities – carriage horse issue

New York City

Saving the Horses - January 30, 2013 - NY Press

Poems by supporters December 2012

NY Times  - April 24, 2010 - Carriage Horses' Plight

The Riverdale Press - April 22, 2010 - Horse-Drawn Carriages Should be Banned

NY Post - (two letters) November  4, 2009

NY Daily News - (five letters) January 17, 2009

NY Daily News - Spare the Horses - January 15, 2009

Downtown Express - Horse Sense - October 31-November 6, 2008

Chelsea Now - on Quinn - (three letters) May 23-29, 2008

Alan's Foie Gras Faux Pas - The Villager - May 14-20, 2008

Quinn's Callous Indifference & Morality More Than A Human Issue  
Chelsea Now - May 9-15, 2008

Speaker Shortchanges Animals - Chelsea Now - May 2-8, 2008

The Big Slush Hush - Village Voice - April 16, 2008

Response to biased Irish Voice article - May 2, 2008 (5 letters)

Speaker Shortchanges Animals - The Villager - April 16, 2008

Horse and Carriage Cruelty - Friends of Animals Letter to the NY Times - April 11, 2008

ASPCA and the Horses (pro industry NY Sun editorial) - April 10, 2008

ASPCA Letter to NY Sun  -  April 10, 2008

Friends of Animals Letter to NY Sun (not published)  April 6, 2008

Horse Sense - Editorial - NY Sun - March 31, 2008

Drivers Need to respect horses - February 27, 2008

Vet:  Carriage Horses Suffering - February 26, 2008

Horse Misery Sign of Bigger Issues - February 25, 2008

New York City Horses Can't Just Be Horses - February 21, 2008

Queens Councilman Speaks Out Against Horse-Drawn Carriages-
January 31, 2008

Animal Rights Groups Oppose Carriages - January 17, 2008

Horses Pulling Carriages Should be Banned in NY - January 8, 2008

Just Say Whoa - January 4, 2008

Carriage Horses Need Relief - January 3, 2008     

If We Ban Carriages, They Will Need Good Homes -  December 31, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg and the horses - December 31, 2007

Horse Sense - December 30, 2007  

   If Horses Are Well Cared for, Why Does Owner Use Bribes? 

December  27, 2008  

Advocates Help Carriage Horses - December 27, 2007

Village Voice letter  - December 26, 2007

Put This New York Tradition Out to Pasture - December 22, 2007

Send Horse Carriages to Pasture - December 21, 2007

The Blinders Come Off - December 21, 2007

Carriage Horse Ban is Deadly (pro industry) December 21, 2007

Send Horse Carriages to Pasture - (five letters) December 21, 2007

Ban Carriage Horse Operations in NY - December 20, 2007

It's  a Hard Life They Lead - (two letters) December 19, 2007

Fate of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Balance (pro industry)  - November 29, 2007

A Heroine for the Horses - November 22, 2007

Horse Treatment is Inhumane - November 12, 2007

CM Tony Avella to Introduce Ban Bill - November 12, 2007

Standing up for the City's Carriage Horses  - November 8, 2007

Abuse of Carriage Horses in New York Lamented - November 3, 2007

Heartless About Horses (four letters) October 20, 2007    

Hansom-Pedicab Turf War - October 7, 2007

  Smoothie Leaves Bitter Taste - September 26, 2007

Drummer Denies he Intentionally Spooked Horse That Died
September 16, 2007

NY Daily News re death of Smoothie (seven letters) September 19, 2007

Horses Need Better Care - September 13, 2007

   Praise for policing animal cruelty - August 1, 2007

The Chief-Leader - July 27, 2007

Pity the horses - July 26, 2007 (two letters)

HORSE ABUSE NOT ROMANTIC - July 23, 2007 (two letters)

HORSES NOT FIT FOR EXTREME WEATHER - July 20, 2007

HORSE AND BUGGY MUST STOP NOW - 19 July 2007

TREAT OUR HORSE HUMANELY - June 4, 2007

Take care of carriage horses - June 1, 2007

HORSES MUST BE TREATED HEROICALLY - 26 April 2007

What about the carriages? - 2 March 2007

Cold brutal to horses -  8 February 2007

All old horses deserve to retire - 18 Dec 2006

Pedicabs are safer - 14 Dec 2006

Horses in the City - 14 Oct 2006

Abusing horses - 6 Oct 2006

Protect the steers - 6 Oct 2006

A New York Story, Shamefully. - 17 Sep 2006

Retirement II - 22 Aug 2006

Tradition of Cruelty - 16 Aug 2006

Carriage Owners Don't Get It; Stop Being So Inhumane to Your Horses! - August 13, 2006

Cruel Sport - May 23, 2006

Should carriage horses be restricted to Central Park? - 16 May 2006

The romantic 19th century charm of a carriage horse ride? - 16 May 2006

Mean streets of NYC are no place for a horse - 16 May 2006

Cruel carriages - 12 May 2006

Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC Council - Holly Cheever, D.V.M. - January 16, 2006

A Horse’s Fate – January 11, 2006

Horses in the City – January 10, 2006

PULLING IN THE REINS: HORSE-DRAWN DRAMA - January 7, 2006 (two letters)

Carriage Horse Hits Car – January 7, 2006

A Living Thing – January 6, 2006

No Place for a Horse – January 6, 2006

Would You Want a Carriage Horse's Life? - June 20, 2004

Having a Job, But Not Much Love - December 8, 2002

Horses Overheat, Too - July 28, 1999

Not Horses – February 23, 1999

Mayor Is Worst Enemy Of Carriage Horses - June 21, 1998

Help the Horses - February 17, 1994

Will This Mayor Care About Carriage Horses? - February 12, 1994

Horse Sense - January 10, 1994

Not Just the 'Crazies' Opposed Carriage Bill - January 9, 1994

Pity the Poor Horses - December 4, 1993

Meaner Pastures - November 30, 1993

Spare the Horses - November 16, 1993

Spare the Horses -- and New Yorkers - May 14, 1992

HORSE BILL BALANCES HUMANE AND BUSINESS INTERESTS; PATHETIC ANIMALS - April 29, 1992

Carriage-Horse Bill Balances Humane and Business Interests - April 29, 1992

Topics of The Times; Carriage Horses: In Danger Again - April 14, 1992

Conditions for Carriage Horses Improve Some in Holiday Season - December 30,1989

TOPICS OF THE TIMES; Horses and Over-Riders - November 19, 1989

Topics of The Times; The Carriage Horse Question - September 25, 1989

The Worm and the Apple; Super Scoopers - August 15, 1989

Let's Take the Carriage Horses Off the Streets of Manhattan - March 27, 1989

THE WORM AND THE APPLE: HORSE SENSE; Where Carriage Horses Belong - October 17, 1988   

   Hansom-Pedicab War - October 7, 2007    

Smoothie Leaves a Bitter Taste - September 26-Oct. 2, 2007

Carriage Horses Deserve Better Treatment From New York City; Worse in Evening - September 21, 1988

Carriage Horses Deserve Better Treatment From New York City; Old and Worn Out - September 21, 1988

Carriage Horses Deserve Better Treatment From New York City - September 21, 1988   

   Horses Need Better Care - September 13, 3007

THE WORM AND THE APPLE: NEW DIRECTIONS; Horse Maneuvers - July 19,1987

Time to Do Something About Carriage Horses - December 18, 1985

CITY CARRIAGE HORSES THAT NEED NOT HAVE DIED - July 26, 1982

CITY CARRIAGE HORSES THAT NEED NOT HAVE DIED - July 26, 1982

FEEBLE 'WAGNER ACT' FOR THE HORSES OF NEW YORK CITY - August 17, 1981

Other Cities

CHARLESTON:   
The Post and Courier - response to the investigation of the horse-carriage industry - July, 2009  

Horse-Drawn Carriage Issue Draws Response - August 8, 2006

POLICE HORSE DIES IN HIT-AND-RUN CRASH - 27 Feb 2006

Pulling Carriages, a Tough Life for Horses - June 22, 2005

 

Coalition To Ban
Horse-Drawn Carriages


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


Contact:
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NYC Animals, Inc.

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

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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