Undercover Investigation

Undercover Investigation by Animals' Angels USA

March 2009


Animals’ Angels Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization incorporated in Maryland with full-time investigators working in the United States and Canada. In March 2009, they conducted an investigation of three carriage horse stables in New York City.

The aim of the investigation was to document the working and housing conditions for these horses and to find possible answers to the questions where the carriage horses end up when their working life is over. Some of the pictures shown in this report were provided to Animals’ Angels by an anonymous source.

This is the report - the result of their investigation :The New York City Carriage-Horse Industry An Animals’ Angels Investigation

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NYC carriage horses: an Animals' Angels investigation

Animals' Angels Investigation (West Side Livery)

West Side Livery - W. 38th St. between 11th and 12th Avenue
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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


In memory of
Rescued former Boston carriage horse R.I.P. July 20, 2013

To honor
Bobby II Freedom
former NYC carriage horse 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
former NYC carriage horse previously known as Dada ID# 2711 R.I.P.August, 2007