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FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse Carriage Driver’s Union Backs Compromise To Keep Horses In Central Park

Some newspaper editorials and at least one New York City Councilman have proposed a compromise of stabling the horses in Central Park so they never have to cross paths with a car.

04/30/2014

The scene of a horse carriage accident near the Plaza Hotel on April 23, 2014. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Animal Rights Activists Protest NYC Horse Carriages After Accident Near Plaza Hotel

Wednesday’s accident comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city and replace them with electric vintage-style vehicles.

04/24/2014