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Horse Drawn Carriages

Were The Horse Carriages, Patient Zero in Team de Blasio's, 'Absolutely Permissible' Pay-To-Play?

Sandi Bachom | Posted 06.06.2016 | New York
Sandi Bachom

On February 4th, when the Teamsters pulled support from a bill, they never agreed to in the first place, the Mayor sat in his SUV for 16 minutes, rather than face the men and women in top hats on the steps of city hall.

Mayor De Blasio's Gift for City's Carriage Horses

Kathy Stevens | Posted 02.01.2015 | New York
Kathy Stevens

Tourists' "To Do" lists may be about to change, as Mayor Bill De Blasio has introduced a bill to ban horse-drawn carriages by May of 2016, making good on a key campaign promise.

'My Horse For A Kingdom:' Mayor de Blasio and the Tyranny of Denial

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.04.2014 | New York
Sandi Bachom

After 10 months of filming New York's Greatest Living Icons, the gentle carriage horses, those who love them... and those who hate them, I can say, without equivocation, there is no abuse, no cruelty of any kind, only love...and lots of carrots.

Chicago Carriage Horses vs. City Hall

Hilary Gowins | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

In Chicago, horse-drawn carriages are a familiar and romantic staple along the city's Magnificent Mile and lakefront. But one city alderman is trying ...

Is The FBI Now Involved In NYC's Crazy Horse-Carriage Debate?

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green

Each new day seems to bring another strange development in the highly-publicized bid to ban horse carriages in New York City. Friday's cover of Th...

These Electric Cars May Replace Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.18.2014 | Green

Liam Neeson is about to get a whole lot more "pissed" at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. On the heels of the actor's impassioned New York Time...

The Blackfish Effect: How Animal Rights Advocates Are Winning

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Never preachy, the film simply lays bare the facts and lets viewers interpret them. It's the same strategy that animal rights organizations have used for years: Give people the information, and let them decide. And it's working.

Kim Bellware

Another Major City May Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.06.2014 | Green

Horse-drawn carriage rides may evoke a bygone era, but they could soon be history on the streets of Chicago. Powerful long-time Chicago Alderman E...

Long-Running NYC Tradition May End

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

New mayor Bill de Blasio has big plans to terminate one of the longest-running traditions in New York City. On Monday, de Blasio announced that during...

Sloppy, Slanted 'Journalism': New York Daily News' Coverage of Carriage Horses

Kathy Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Kathy Stevens

I understand that the New York Daily News is on the side of the carriage horse drivers. What I don't understand is how the paper can call its coverage of the issue "journalism."

WATCH: Another Horse Carriage Accident

| Posted 09.26.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner COLUMBUS CIRCLE — A horse-drawn carriage lost control and flipped onto its side in the middle of Columbus Circle traffic Thursd...

Quinn Slams Carriage Horse Driver's Anti-Gay Remarks

Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

The disturbing video featuring a New York City horse-drawn carriage driver going off on an anti-gay, racist tirade has caught the attention of City Co...

It's Not Drunk Driving if You're Driving a Buggy

Tony Phillips | Posted 05.15.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Apparently one of the buggies changed lanes in a vain attempt to evade authorities and managed to crash into a squad car.

The War On New York City's Horses: An Open Letter To Steven Spielberg

Ari Solomon | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon

I'm writing this to you because there is a war on horses unfolding right now in New York City. It's being waged by the horse-drawn carriage industry.

Necropsy To Investigate Collapse And Death Of Carriage Horse

Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

The ASPCA is conducting an investigation into the death of a carriage horse that collapsed and died Sunday morning on West 54th Street near Eighth Ave...

Humane Alternatives for Horse-Drawn Carriages

Bill de Blasio | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill de Blasio

After years of trying to reform the industry, the time has come for New York City to turn the page, and finally embrace safer, more humane alternatives to the horse-drawn carriages.

NYC Carriage Horse Rescued from Slaughter

Reedu Taha | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reedu Taha

Throughout the year tourists from around the world travel to New York and take horse-drawn carriage rides around Central Park... they say it's whimsical. But with that whimsy comes a huge price.