State lawmakers call for ban on horse drawn carriages in NYC

Oreo is corralled and darted by Police. Photo credit: Sam Costanza.

In the wake of yesterday's runaway carriage horse incident in Columbus Circle, state Sen. Tony Avella and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal are renewing calls to ban horse-drawn carriages. The two lawmakers co-sponsored a bill to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City, calling the industry inhumane and dangerous. "Despite claiming to have taken every available precaution,… Continue reading State lawmakers call for ban on horse drawn carriages in NYC