Animal Welfare at Issue in Fight Over Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides in NYC

May 29, 2014 07:50 PM
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Horse-drawn carriages have operated in New York City for more than 150 years, taking tourists and locals on picturesque rides through Central Park. But with the election of Mayor Bill De Blasio, a controversy over the business - opposed by animal-rights activists - has flared up. VOA's Carolyn Weaver reports.