Charleston recommends change to ordinance following death of carriage horse

Horse drawn carriage Charleston, SC viewed through wrought iron gate.

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

Charleston Carriage Horse Advocates call for new regulations after needless death of carriage horse Ervin

Old South Carriage Company. Post and Courier image.

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday evening as neighbors gathered on sidewalks and on the streets of a local Charleston neighborhood, Ervin the beautiful draft horse careened down Anson and Laurens Streets pulling what appeared to be a half-hitched carriage wagon according to videos taken at the scene.   The photo shows a bleeding Ervin who suffered… Continue reading Charleston Carriage Horse Advocates call for new regulations after needless death of carriage horse Ervin

Runaway carriage horse dead in Charleston SC

Charleston's Live 5 News image of Ervin the carriage who ran away, injured and later euthanized.

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