NYPD horses move into their new digs at Mercedes House

NYPD Mounted Horse Unit stables. This is a look inside where the horses used to be stabled before at long last moving into their new posh environment. Photo: WiredNewYork.com.

by AMY PLITT Cross-posted from NY.Curbed.com For years, the NYPD maintained tucked-away—but easy to, um, smell—stables on Pier 76 in Hell's Kitchen for its squadron of police horses. But as of this week, the horses now have new, fancier digs in an unlikely spot: Mercedes House, the ziggurat on West 53rd Street. (Yes, even NYPD… Continue reading NYPD horses move into their new digs at Mercedes House

Horses help protect Sept 11th Memorial

Written by TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK - Few New Yorkers noticed earlier this summer when a dozen police horses boarded in a stable in lower Manhattan were loaded into trailers and moved uptown. The New York Police Department relocated the horses to build a temporary staging area for 220 officers newly assigned to… Continue reading Horses help protect Sept 11th Memorial