That sounds to me that the driver needs to tell his passenger that the business has been suspended due to bad weather and they will not be allowed to continue the ride.
How can anyone believe these drivers "love" their horses when it is so clear it is about greed. For starters, they should have returned to their stables when it began to snow, when the conditions were not dangerous - knowing that it was only going to get worse. Instead, they wait for the official suspension, which, because of the bureaucracy, is delayed.
Why does it always take horse advocates to monitor and document these situations?
These are some of the pictures we took. We caught five carriages still on the streets.
Come on, Mr. Mayor. This situation is worse for the carriage horses than it was when you took office, which coincided with the ASPCA giving up humane law enforcement. You promised to shut down this industry. What happened?
Do something! This has gone on long enough.
You can help. If you live in New York City, contact your council member: If you have not contacted your Council Member yet to support Intro 573, the bill to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City, do so now. Call them. E-mails get deleted. Many are not aware of the constant disrespect for the law displayed by the carriage drivers who profess to "love their horses." Send them this article. You may find your council member by clicking here.
If you live outside New York City, please contact members of the Transportation Committee.
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