New York City: Protect Horses
This action is for New York City residents only.
Make New York City the next city to ban the cruel and antiquated practice of horse-drawn carriages. Millions of people in New York and around the world have become attuned to the cruelty these horses endure after videos emerged of Ryder, a 26-year-old horse, collapsing on the busy streets of New York City.
Several cities — including Salt Lake City, Chicago, Camden, Treasure Island, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach, Key West, and Biloxi — have already banned horse-drawn carriages. New York City is long overdue to do the same.
Urge City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams to support an outright ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City today!
Following the dismissal of Justice’s case upheld on appeal, the Animal Legal Defense Fund continues to seek accountability under the law.September 1, 2022 Press Release
The new poll showing overwhelming support for a horse-drawn carriage ban follows a viral video of an elderly 28 to 30-year-old horse named Ryder collapsing on a New York City streetSeptember 1, 2022 Press Release