Are you a horse lover? If you’ve ever passed horse drawn carriages in Central Park or another big city, you might have thought the lovely animals seemed quite out of place among fire hydrants, bright yellow cabs, and neon lights.
Horses Without Carriages International is a network of organizations and activists fighting for the rights of horses. The organization’s goal is to expose the “injustice, cruelty, and inhumanity in the urban horse-drawn carriage tourist trade.”
Their website showcases events where you can contribute to the cause, cities that have banned entertainment-based horse-drawn carriages (London, Paris, Toronto), educational resources, and media coverage of the issue.
Horses without Carriages is a great place to draw inspiration (perhaps even for a campaign of your own!) and contribute to a movement that advocates ending the abuse of horses for tourist practices.
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