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IN Animals ON 19 Nov, 2015
A horse-drawn carriage ride might sound and seem like a fun thing to do, even romantic. But the story runs deeper than you think. And here we are with that part of the story that often remains neglected.
Check out the tragic truth that the perceptions of fun and romance overshadow.
Animals need to be in the places where they are comfortable. And cities are definitely not where horses feel comfortable. They're easily spooked. Car horns, giant buses, bikers whizzing, they're all huge triggers to these animals.
On October 23, 2011, Charlie dropped dead on 54th Street while lugging a carriage around Manhattan.
Horses have died. It's a dangerous arrangement that's going on - to both horses and people.
Share the story and make others aware.