Poll: 71% of New Yorkers want horse carriages banned following Ryder’s collapse

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, made a campaign pledge to ban carriages in Central Park. As the horse carriage industry, which mainly takes tourists through the park, has come under criticism from animal welfare agencies, many New Yorkers are voicing their support for the horses and drivers. On Saturday animal welfare activists protested in front of actor Liam Neeson's home after he wrote a newspaper piece in support of the carriage horses. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

THE NEW YORK POST (09.01.22) reports: QUOTE It’s time to put New York City’s horse carriage industry out to pasture, a new poll finds. The survey, released Thursday and conducted for animal rights groups, finds that 71% of Big Apple voters support a ban on horse carriages after a shocking video showed Ryder, an ailing horse, being whipped by… Continue reading Poll: 71% of New Yorkers want horse carriages banned following Ryder’s collapse

Atlanta split on future of horse drawn carriages

New legislation awaits by David Huddleston, WSB-TV Ch. 2 Atlanta » Atlanta City Council member Keisha Waites There is a new push to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city of Atlanta. Channel 2′s Dave Huddleston was in downtown Atlanta on Friday night, where an animal rights group said the heat is one reason the animals… Continue reading Atlanta split on future of horse drawn carriages

NYC Mayor failing carriage horses yet again

We don't know about you but we are more than fed up with New York City Mayor deBlasio. DeBlasio initially ran on a ticket that included helping the City's miserably treated carriages horses, then sold the horses out the moment he was elected. He has huffed and puffed about it since then, but in actuality… Continue reading NYC Mayor failing carriage horses yet again