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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

FILE PHOTO -- A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Carriage Driver Accused In Horse Switch

A carriage driver has been accused of altering a hoof brand to make a 22-year-old draft horse with a breathing ailment appear to be a healthier horse nearly half its age.

04/29/2014

A photographer on an electric horseless carriage that animal advocates hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in the city during the second press preview day at the 2014 New York International Auto Show  April 17, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

‘E-Carriage’ Debuts At New York International Auto Show

New Yorkers will get the chance to see an electric vehicle some say should replace the city’s horse-drawn carriages when it debuts this week at the New York International Auto Show.

04/17/2014

If Mayor De Blasio gets his way 'E-Carriages' could replace horse drawn carriages in Central Park before the end of the year. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: ‘E-Carriages’ May Be On Deck To Replace Horse-Drawn Rides In Central Park

The prototype was rolled out at the International Auto Show, but could soon be rolling through Central Park. The vehicles could make Manhattan history.

04/16/2014

Actor Liam Neeson toured stables and voiced his support for the horse drawn carriage industry on Sunday. (Credit CBS 2)

Actor Liam Neeson Voices Support For Horse Drawn Carriages

Actor Liam Neeson took on City Hall on Sunday, and showed his support for controversial horse drawn carriages.

03/09/2014

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

Horse-Drawn Carriages Could Ride Into The Sunset Under Mayor de Blasio

De Blasio on Monday reiterated his stance that it’s time for the carriages to go, but the drivers won’t let go without a fight.

12/30/2013

FILE - A horse drawn carriage passes a puddle in Central Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Horse-Drawn Carriage Debate Reignited By Mayoral Race

The ongoing battle over banning the practice has been reignited by the mayoral race, and celebrities have weighed in on the issue. A prominent New Yorker and business man is also joining the fight. Gym mogul David Barton and Dan Mathews of PETA joined us on The Couch to talk about the issue.

08/22/2013

Horse Drawn Carriage (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn-Born Car Designer Working On Horseless Carriages

The horseless model would be able to accommodate eight passengers at a time and could also include a sound system and seatbelts.

04/28/2013

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Central Park Carriage Horse Getting New Home After Midtown Accident

Oreo, a 6-year-old black and white Gelding, will be joining 30 other horses — many of which are former carriage horses — at the Blue Star Equiculture of Palmer, Mass., officials announced Wednesday.

08/29/2012

Scene of the crash in Columbus Circle. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Debate Over Horse-Drawn Carriages In New York Trots On

The Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages held a demonstration Saturday afternoon at the corner of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue. But a horse-drawn carriage driver said accidents are rare and called the protest alarmist.

08/18/2012

Carriage horse and car collide at Columbus Circle. (credit: CBS 2)

Midtown Accident Reignites Horse-Drawn Carriage Debate

Thursday’s accident apparently did little to scare tourists away from taking carriage rides. It was as busy as ever around Central Park on Friday.

08/17/2012

Carriage horse and car collide at Columbus Circle. (credit: CBS 2)

Carriage Horse And Car Collide At Columbus Circle

The horse was not injured, despite bolting from Columbus Circle across 60th Street and down 9th Avenue to 58th Street while being pursued by bystanders.

08/16/2012

Horse Drawn Carriage (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CBSNewYork’s Guide To Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Sparks Outrage Among Animal Rights Activists

While the guide was intended to be just that — a guide to our readers in and around New York City — the piece generated an unanticipated level of reaction from folks debating the issue of animal cruelty.

02/29/2012