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Horse carriages could be replaced by electronic vehicles like this prototype

Here’s what a horseless e-carriage might look like. amNewYork

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Ban the horse carriages; Keep the Citi Bikes

Two topics that have been getting a lot of heated discussion lately are horse carriages and Citi Bike. In a way, they’re related, since they’re both modes of transportation — if horse-drawn carriages in New York in this day and age can be called such — but in a lot of ways, they’re very different […]

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Cities Move to Rein In Horse Carriages

Efforts to ban horse-drawn carriages from city streets on animal-cruelty grounds are spreading at a fast clip in the U.S., imperiling a popular way for tourists to take in the urban sights. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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PETA Videos Prompt New York and Kentucky to Investigate Horse Trainers

PETA Videos Prompt New York and Kentucky to Investigate Horse Trainers The horse racing authorities in New York and Kentucky opened investigations on Thursday into allegations of mistreatment of thoroughbred racehorses by Steve Asmussen, the nation's second-winningest horse trainer, and his assistant Scott Blasi. Read more on New York Times

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White Horse Tavern

WHITE HORSE TAVERN 567 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014 (212) 989-3956 The Villager Newspaper

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Liam Neeson blasts Mayor de Blasio for skipping carriage horse stable tour

Liam Neeson blasts Mayor de Blasio for skipping carriage horse stable tour … Julia Xanthos/New York Daily News. Liam Neeson (center) paid a visit Sunday to the Clinton Park Stables on W. 52nd St. to advocate for keeping horse carriages in New York City. "These horses are well cared for," said Neeson, who has become […]

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‘He should have manned up and come’: Liam Neeson blasts Mayor de Blasio for skipping carriage horse stable tour

Actor Liam Neeson who hosted a dozen City Council members Sunday at the stables that house Central Park carriage horses showed some unbridled anger at Mayor de Blasio’s absence.      New York News – NY Daily News

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NYC horse carriage ban

The Mayor has made up his mind on horse-drawn carriages in the city. Officials at City Hall have been debating on a ban for a while, but Mayor De-Blasio has confirmed he will make a push to ban the multi-million-dollar a year industry forever.  WNYW – Local News

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Year of the Horse

Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess  Chinatown welcomed something new for its big Lunar New Year parade, Feb. 2 — a horse-drawn carriage to ring in the Year of the Horse, 4712. Lion and Dragon dancers aplenty were also on hand. The crowd seemed larger this year with the warmer weather. DOWNTOWN EXPRESS

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Whoa! Here comes the Horse

The Year of the Horse came trotting into Chinatown on Sunday at the annual Lunar New Year Parade. There were horses to pet, and undulating dragons to enjoy watching, to mark the start of 4712 on the Chinese calendar. The Villager Newspaper

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Former New York City prosecutor dies after falling at horse show in Florida

Former New York City prosecutor dies after falling at horse show in Florida WELLINGTON, Fla. — A former New York City assistant district attorney and philanthropist died after falling in a Florida horse jumping competition. Anne Heyman, 52, fell Friday at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center at about 10:30 a.m.. She … Read more […]

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Cops chase fugitive horse through L.I. neighborhood

If only he ran like this at Belmont. A racehorse escaped from Belmont Park and led a bungling dragnet of cops on a 40-minute chase through a residential neighborhood before… Metro | New York Post

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Some horse sense from the L.E.S. on carriage horses

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  Mayor Blasio says he is going to get rid of carriage horses in New York City, specifically singling out the horse-drawn carriages in Central Park. “We are going to get rid of the horse carriages. Period,” de Blasio said. “They are not humane, they are not appropriate for the year 2014. […]

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The writer around age 5, with Alex Bull, on the Saracee Reservation.

Some horse sense from the L.E.S. on carriage horses

The writer around age 5, with Alex Bull, on the Saracee Reservation. BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  Mayor Blasio says he is going to get rid of carriage horses in New York City, specifically singling out the horse-drawn carriages in Central Park. “We are going to get rid of the horse carriages. Period,” de Blasio said. […]

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New York City could replace iconic horse carriages with retro-styled electric cars

New York City could replace iconic horse carriages with retro-styled electric cars New York's new Mayor, Bill de Blasio, wants to remove horse-drawn carriages from the city. In a news conference held before he took office, de Blasio said that he planned to "get rid of the horse carriages, period," calling them "inhumane" and "not […]

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