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Russell Simmons: NYC's Horse Carriages Like Holocaust

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hip-hop mogul and animal-rights advocate Russell Simmons is comparing New York City’s horse-drawn carriages to slavery and the Holocaust.

Simmons spoke Thursday at an event organized by horse carriage opponents. 192 more words

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Horse-Drawn Carriages:Taking Cruelty For A Ride

Every year, both people and horses are hurt in carriage accidents.  The horses forced to do this work endure pain and suffering all because a few people don’t want to give up this practice.   226 more words

Activism

Letter: Calèche horses should be retired

Re: “Carriage rides not so charming for the horses” (Opinion, May 20)

We need to thank Jessica Scott-Reid for writing about why the use of horses for calèches is totally exploitative. 132 more words

Opinion

A Mediaeval Romance in Brugge

It is easy to love Brugge.

The town is shadowed in mediaeval times; filled with gothic and baroque monuments, picturesque cobbled lanes, tiny bridges and canals at every turn, the waters either still, or rippling in waves, as one glides by in a boat with other tourists, a tour guide at the helm, announcing loudly where they are and histories of particular stops of particular places. 283 more words

Belgium

Revelations in Winter

The long dreary winter days are upon us. ‘Tis the season for carriage horses and drivers to take it easy, working occasionally to stave off cabin fever, bankruptcy, and the extra pounds from last night’s oversize carb-fest. 884 more words

Chicago

Stare Miasto in Warsaw, Poland

Stare Miasto of Warsaw, Poland

Head back in time to the long-lost epoch of horse-drawn carriages in Poland’s charming capital. Whether you take an old-fashioned cab such as this or navigate the narrow, windy streets or Warsaw’s… 136 more words

Travel

Baltimore Officials Seize Horses From Traditional Vendors

BALTIMORE — Baltimore health officials have taken custody of 14 horses owned by traditional vendors who sell fruit from horse-drawn carriages and sent them to a rescue farm, citing poor stable conditions. 148 more words

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