January 20, 2016
In regards to the recently introduced compromise agreement that would limit horse-drawn carriages to Central Park and create other favorable conditions for the horses, Brian Shapiro, New York state director for The Humane Society of the United States issued the following statement:
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
January 7, 2015
The HSUS's Equine Protection Department is committed to improving the welfare of horses, burros, donkeys, and other equines through education, advocacy, and direct support. Learn our positions on soring, horse slaughter, euthanasia, horse racing, rodeos, wild mustang and burro management, responsible horse ownership and breeding, carriage horses and the use of horses in PMU (pregnant mare urine) production.
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.