Carriage horses in New York City work and live in inhumane conditions. The most recent independent audit of the NYC carriage industry by the city comptroller found that the city's horses are not provided with enough water, risk overheating on hot asphalt, and are forced to stand in their own waste in stables. Help us protect carriage horses in New York and other cities.
News & Events
August 17, 2012
The HSUS’ New York State Director Brian Shapiro is issuing the following statement in response to news reports that a carriage horse in New York City was involved in an accident:
October 27, 2011
May 13, 2011
Artist and animal advocate Peter Max is helping to raise awareness about the plight of New York City's carriage horses.
April 15, 2010
Patrick Kwan, The HSUS' New York state director, issued a statement in response to the New York City Council's passage of a bill that increases fares for carriage horse rides.
May 21, 2013
The Alabama legislative session ended on a high note for animals as lawmakers sent HB 27, a bill to strengthen the state’s animal cruelty laws, to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature, receiving praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
May 13, 2013
Gov. Bill Haslam vetoed the anti-whistleblower “ag-gag” bill, SB 1248/HB 1191, after hearing from thousands of Tennesseans urging the veto and a report deeming the bill constitutionally suspect by the Tennessee Attorney General.
April 19, 2013
The Arkansas State Legislature passed a number of animal protection bills that were signed into law by Gov. Mike Beebe this legislative session, receiving praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
April 5, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States honored Delaware County Deputy Prosecutor Joe E. Orick, of Muncie, Ind., with the Prosecutor Recognition Award, for successfully prosecuting Rahsaan A. Johnson for dogfighting-related charges.