Carriage horse Ryder found

"Ryder belongs at a legitimate sanctuary that guarantees lifelong love and care, not a farm that slaughters animals." — Edita Birnkrant, Executive Director for NYCLASS AMNY (Aug. 30, 2022) — An animal rights advocacy organization says they have located Ryder, the horse who collapsed in Midtown after the work animal was quietly taken out of… Continue reading Carriage horse Ryder found

Beaten, malnourished, collapsed NYC carriage horse retires to farm upstate, reportedly

THE NEW YORK POST reports: The carriage horse who collapsed on a busy Manhattan street after being flogged by his driver earlier this month is enjoying retirement on an upstate farm, a former industry rep told The Post on Tuesday. Edita Birnkrant, executive director of the animal rights group NYCLASS, angrily told The Post in… Continue reading Beaten, malnourished, collapsed NYC carriage horse retires to farm upstate, reportedly

Carriage horse protest NYC; Daily Mail report on Ryder

From the Stopping NYC Horse Abuse Facebook page: As of now, no one knows exactly what is wrong with Ryder, but it is quite clear by his emaciated state and the fact that he collapsed and was unable to get up for over an hour — he is in a life-threatening condition," Edita Birnkrant told… Continue reading Carriage horse protest NYC; Daily Mail report on Ryder

Candlelight vigil held for NYC carriage horse Aisha

The New York City Police Department's Animal Abuse Squad is investigating the recent death of a carriage horse in Central Park after a video of the fatal February 29th incident was made public online. Posted by animal rights advocacy group NYCLASS, the video shows the 12-year old carriage horse — named Aisha — repeatedly falling,… Continue reading Candlelight vigil held for NYC carriage horse Aisha

Anti-rodeo activists protest at home of Madison Square Garden President Andrew Lustgarten

n angry neighbor attempts to enter Andrew Lustgarten’s building to complain about the protest against rodeos at MSG.

by DANNY ROSS at Their Turn (theirturn.net) Animal rights activists in New York have staged four protests at the Manhattan home of Madison Square Garden president Andrew Lustgarten, demanding that he cancel a rodeo scheduled for June 2020. The ongoing protests are being organized by Animal Cruelty Exposure Fund (ACEF) and NYCLASS, animal rights organizations… Continue reading Anti-rodeo activists protest at home of Madison Square Garden President Andrew Lustgarten