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Hansom Cab File Photo (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bloomberg Shrugs Off Carriage Horse Concerns After Latest Incident

“They’re animals and animals and human beings, eventually, we all unfortunately stop continuing and it’s unfortunate when it happens, but that doesn’t mean that you stop doing things,” Mayor Bloomberg said.

12/05/2011

Hansom Cab File Photo (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Hansom Cab Horse Collapses Outside Central Park

Holiday shoppers and tourists watched as the animal went down Sunday at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue.

12/04/2011

Horse collapses on Broadway at 60th Street in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

Activists Renew Calls To Ban Horse-Drawn Vehicles In NYC Following Yet Another Collapse

It was the second horse to collapse in the street in two weeks. Last week a spooked horse crashed outside Central Park. Animal advocates say enough is enough.

11/05/2011

Hansom Cab File Photo (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Lawmakers Calling For An End To Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

There has been much debate over the years about the treatment of horses used for hansom cabs in New York City. Now, two state lawmakers are calling for an end to the popular tourist attraction.

06/04/2011