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05/15/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Carriage Horses' Welfare Prompts Change In Rules

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 - their first increase in more than 20 years.

Or, the horse-drawn carriage rides may be phased out in favor of fuel-efficient classic cars.

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