Letters & Editorials 


It's a hard life they lead 
Manhattan: The New York City carriage horse industry is a disgrace. These good-natured horses serve about four years on the streets, living in unnatural confinement, and are then slaughtered and replaced. The retirement farms are an urban myth.

Linda Marcus

Glen Oaks: Now that a carriage horse owner has been arrested for attempted bribery, are we supposed to be confident in his claims that all is on the up and up in the stables? This arrest only reinforces that something is amiss. Who's overseeing those who oversee the animals?

Judy Purcell

Coalition To Ban
Horse-Drawn Carriages

A Committee of the Coalition For New York City Animals, Inc.

The Coalition for
NYC Animals, Inc.

P.O. Box 20247
Park West Station
New York, NY 10025


To honor
Bobby II Freedom
previously known as Billy
ID# 2873 rescued by the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages and Equine Advocates on June 25, 2010 from the New Holland auctions.

In memory of
Lilly Rose O'Reilly
previously known
as Dada ID# 2711
R.I.P.August, 2007