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Charleston Post & Courier Reports that BLINDERS Could “Have Ripple Effect” in Charleston

February 7th, 2015 · No Comments

On the day of a BLINDERS screening in Charleston, South Carolina, the Charleston Post & Courier reports that the film, coupled with NYC’s┬áhistoric legislation to ban horse-drawn carriages, could have an impact on the use of horse and mule-drawn carriages in Charleston. Following are a few excerpts from the article: “We hope that the film […]

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ASPCA admits lapse in judgment

September 6th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Over the years, I have witnessed NYC’s carriage drivers working their horses in extreme weather conditions – from heat waves to thunderstorms to blizzards – even though the law states that carriage drivers “shall not allow a horse to be worked in snow, ice, heavy rain or other slippery conditions.” Recently, I saw the drivers […]

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Carriage Horses Worked during NYC Shutdown

August 28th, 2011 · 9 Comments

On Saturday, August 27th, 2011, sections of NYC were evacuated for the first time in history, and the largest public transportation system in the country was shut down due to Hurricane Irene. With conditions deteriorating, Mayor Bloomberg instructed New Yorkers to stay home for our own safety and so that emergency vehicles could easily navigate […]

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Carriage horses work during “weather emergency” under ASPCA’s watch

February 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments

February 1, 2011 Pamela Corey DVM Director of Equine Veterinary Services ASPCA 424 East 92nd Street New York, NY 10128 Dear Dr. Corey: In response to your message below, perhaps the following reasons explain why people around the country complain to the ASPCA about your handling of the carriage horses: The ASPCA is silent when […]

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