Carriage horses 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.
The HSUS applauds New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's call to pass a law to immediately retire the city's carriage horses. In response, we are offering lifelong, loving care to some of these long-suffering horses at our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch and Duchess Sanctuary.Read more
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February 9, 2015
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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.