Written by Jennifer OConnor
Update: Another horse collapsed in Hemet, California, after participating in a Christmas parade.
The horse—who is now recovering—got spooked and took off down the street, running over
the driver and striking light poles and parked cars before collapsing.
The following posted 12/5/2011
Another horse pulling a carriage fell to the
street in New York City
this weekend, and a
spokesperson for the Horse and Carriage Association of New York admitted that
it "is quite common" for horses to catch their hooves on uneven
Considering that four
horses have now collapsed—and at least one has died—in New York City in the last six
weeks, it is outrageous for the industry and city officials to continue to downplay
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86A, which would replace living, breathing animals with eco-friendly antique cars,
before any more horses collapse on the streets of New York.
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