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Why We Support Ending Carriage Horse Rides on NYC Streets

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 02.17.2015 | New York
Matthew Bershadker

Naturally, retiring this industry will have financial repercussions, but the mayor's bill reflects a strong intent to offset those consequences with workforce training programs and resources available not only to drivers, but to owners, license holders, and horse stable employees.

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...

Animal Welfare Activists Picket Liam Neeson's NYC Home

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses sho...

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...

Liam Neeson Knows Horses

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 06.16.2014 | New York
Michael D'Antonio

A runaway gelding in Savannah and Liam Neeson's New York Times op-ed defending carriage tours in Manhattan has added fuel to the debate over the carri...

A Human-Friendly City Is a Horse-Friendly City

Christina Hansen | Posted 06.08.2014 | New York
Christina Hansen

The idea of destroying the livelihoods of 500 humans and horses just to add more traffic to Central Park in 2014 is outdated, backwards and so last century.

Mayoral Politics Threaten Horse-Carriage Industry

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Horse-drawn carriage rides through the streets of New York — an experience nearly as old as the city itself — could ...

The End Of Carriage Horses In NYC?

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The Central Park horse and buggy ride, for decades an iconic New York experience along wit...

Lhota: Horse Carriages Should Be 'Motorized'

Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

Hours after a horse carriage flipped over in Columbus Circle, Republican New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota told HuffPost Live that he thinks c...

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...

New Ads Call Quinn Bloomberg's 'Real Estate Pawn'

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

An anti-Christine Quinn political committee that has raised $1.4 million toward the explicit goal of electing "Anybody But Quinn" as New York City's n...

Carriage Horses' Welfare Prompts Change In Rules

nytimes.com | SHANE DIXON KAVANAUGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan's carriage horses may soon get an annual five-week vacation and safer working conditions, while their drivers receive a 47 percent pay raise...

Paterson: Treat Central Park Horses Better Or Ban Them

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson is taking on the two-century old tradition of horse-drawn carriage rides in Manhattan's Central Park...