Marking Three-Year Anniversary of Horse Death That Sparked a MovementRead more
The Giant Antique Car That Might Replace the Central Park Horses Is Already Cruising Around the City
Around noon last Friday, a small crowd clumps together on a corner outside Bryant Park. The object of interest isn't easy to miss: a hulking, antique-looking green automobile the size of an SUV, with big bench seats, brass trim, and a steering wheel the size of a pizza pie. “Every place you stop, you get swarmed,” says Jason Wenig, the vehicle's designer and builder.Read more
Accident Involved Notorious "Horse Switch" Driver Frank LuoRead more
We applaud Councilman Vallone for his leadership on this important issue. Advocates have long fought for these critical shelters to protect homeless, sick and abandoned animals in the Bronx and Queens. This will give animals the best chance at being adopted into loving forever homes. For too long, animals were literally left out in the cold but now with an animal-friendly mayor and council, these important issues are coming to the forefront.
"NYCLASS applauds the mayor's commitment to end the unsafe, abusive and inhumane carriage horse industry in New York City. Despite lies, manipulation and trickery by the carriage horse industry, Mayor de Blasio has never wavered in his commitment and he never will."
According to the Mayor's office and the ASPCA, NYPD officials suspended horse carriage operations due to high temperatures yesterday at 12:37 pm. During the suspension, carriage driver and industry spokesperson Christina Hansen is seen on the below video operating her horse carriage at 1:54 pm yesterday.Read more
Report: Electric Vehicles Proven to be Safer Alternative to Horse Carriages
A safety report from Harley Holt & Associates concludes that:Read more
Scary news. Another NYC carriage horse named Pumpkin was spooked on the street yesterday and ran into a taxicab door. Luckily, no one was hurt — this time.Read more