CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) — The City of Charleston could be amending its ordinance on carriage tour horses to include new safety measures. This comes after Sunday’s incident where a horse took off running attached to an empty carriage. Ervin, a draft horse who had been with the Old South Carriage Company since 2018, sustained injuries on… Continue reading Charleston recommends change to ordinance following death of carriage horse
Runaway carriage horse dead in Charleston SC
Local ABC News Station Ch. 4 Charleston reports: CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston city officials confirmed they are investigating a video appearing to show a runaway horse trotting with an empty carriage downtown. Old South Carriage Company said the horse later passed away after sustaining injuries during the incident. In the video, provided by Charleston Carriage… Continue reading Runaway carriage horse dead in Charleston SC
Spooked Charleston, SC carriage horse tosses driver, runs into car
CHARLESTON, S.C. — What in blue blazes is going on in Charleston, S.C.? Here is yet another horror story involving a carriage horse. The carriage horse in question is from none other than repeat offender Charleston Carriage Works. Andrew Knapp of the Post and Courier (who did not publish photographs of the horse involved in this… Continue reading Spooked Charleston, SC carriage horse tosses driver, runs into car
Woman who petitioned on behalf of collapsed Charleston, S.C. carriage horse threatened
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Petition regarding Big John, the downed Charleston carriage horse, is now closed, but we just learned that the Petition's sponsor was harassed and threatened. Please contact the Charleston, S.C. Mayor's and report this disturbing, bullying behavior and call for an investigation. The Petition urged Charleston Carriage Works to retire Big John the draft horse who… Continue reading Woman who petitioned on behalf of collapsed Charleston, S.C. carriage horse threatened
Will you sign a Petition to help Big John the downed Charleston carriage horse?
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hello, I know it's Monday and the start of another work week for so many of us. Whatever you are doing, will you please take a moment to sign a Petition urging Charleston Carriage Works to retire Big John the downed carriage horse? (pictured above, read full story at USA Today) I did.… Continue reading Will you sign a Petition to help Big John the downed Charleston carriage horse?
Charleston horse drawn carriage accident prompts renewed call for a ban
Reported by The Charleston Post and Courier by CHRISTINA ELMORE The most recent case of a carriage horse bolting on peninsular Charleston, this time ramming into a woman's home, renewed some residents' cries to ban the animals from toiling on the city's congested streets. Thursday's carriage wreck at 150 Tradd St. resulted in minor injuries… Continue reading Charleston horse drawn carriage accident prompts renewed call for a ban