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Demonstrators Wear Their Hearts
on Their Sleeves Over Cruel Horse-Drawn Carriage IndustryFor Immediate Release:February 13, 2013Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382
New York - Passions will flare in Central Park on Valentine's Day, but it won't be a love
connection when members of PETA and New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe
Streets (NYCLASS) hold a spirited protest against the city's cruel and
dangerous horse-drawn carriage industry on what is one of its busiest days of
the year. Hoisting aloft signs that read, "Cruelty to Horses Is
Heartbreaking," park protesters will call on tourists not to take the
rides, explaining that forcing old horses to pull heavy loads through the
streets deprives them of any semblance of a life and places the safety of both
the horses and passengers at risk.
Where: At the intersection of W. 59th Street and Sixth Avenue, New York City
When: Thursday, February 14 (Valentine's Day), 12 noon
"Horse-drawn carriages are a cruel throwback to a century ago, and this
idea, like the horses, deserves to be put out to pasture," says PETA
Senior Vice President Dan Mathews. "Valentine's Day is about love, but all
these animals have ever known is abuse and suffering."
are forced to pull heavy loads in all weather extremes and inhale exhaust
When they're not
working, the horses are warehoused in tiny, filthy stalls. Accidents that cause injuries and even
death—to horses and tourists—are a regular occurrence. Glee star Lea
Michele narrates PETA's behind-the-scenes exposé of New York's horse-drawn
For more information, please
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