Neglect and the Manhattan Carriage Horse

This week a horse that pulled tourist carriages in New York dropped dead in the middle of Manhattan, provoking cries of cruelty and mistreatment. I’m aware that there’s a long-standing campaign to end the practice of using these horses in the city, and that the only other equines in central New York, at the Claremont …

Horse Welfare in the US: Crunching the Numbers

600 Minnesota horses estimated to have starved to death or been slaughtered in the last four years over 100,000 unwanted horses in the USA 13,400 places in horse rescues for unwanted horses