No! Incidents Involving Horse-Drawn Carriages
Every year, the list of accidents ↑↑involving horse-drawn carriages grows, and horses continue to endure pain and suffering because of this outdated practice. These gentle animals suffer from respiratory ailments because they breathe in exhaust fumes, and they develop debilitating leg problems from walking on hard surfaces. Horses have even dropped dead from heatstroke after working in scorching summer heat and humidity.The only way to end this cruelty is to ban it permanently and give these horses the freedom that they deserve.
Editor's note: Matt Bershadker is president and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals, or ASPCA.