Kensington Stables challenges Mayor de Blasio's plan to eliminate horse-drawn carriages in Central Park

In order to get rid of the Central

In order to get rid of the Central Park horses, the mayor has to get the members of the City Council on board, which might prove to be challenging. (March 24, 2014 7:13 PM)

Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to get rid of the Central Park horses is causing quite a stir.

On one side are animal rights activists who call the tradition inhumane. On the other side is the entire horse-drawn carriage industry.

There are more unwanted horses that end up being shipped to slaughter houses than find loving homes, according to Walker Blankinship, who runs the Kensington Stables...

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