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The Blackfish Effect: How Animal Rights Advocates Are Winning

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 02.18.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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."

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 ...

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.