The Cruelty of Horse-Drawn Carriages!

It Is What It Is

~~April 6, 2014~~


I live close to Mt. Dora, Florida. This is a very quaint town, well-know for art festivals, parades, bed and breakfast inns and horse-draw carriages. The horse-drawn carriages do look pretty and sound like a romantic adventure. 

These horse-drawn carriages are also well-know in the St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the United States. 

I wasn’t aware of the condition under which these horses “do their job” until an accident was reported. Then I started researching and this is what I found. 

… and it brakes my heart!! 

Every year, the list of accidents involving horse-drawn carriages grows, and horses continue to endure pain and suffering because of this outdated practice. The only way to end this cruelty is to ban it permanently and give these horses the freedom that they deserve.

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