Horses

Reuters

Will Bill de Blasio Actually Ban New York's Famous Carriage Horses?

The mayor's proposed ban faces an uphill political battle.

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Are Police Horses a Dying Breed?

The ascendancy of stats-based policing has made keeping mounted units harder.

Warner Brothers

The End of New York's Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Is Also the End of a Film and TV Era

Bill de Blasio's plan to ban the Central Park carriages will force Hollywood to come up with some other way to convey romance in New York.

NFSA

Australia's First Filmed Traffic Accident, Circa 1905

Lesson: Always look both ways when egressing from the steam-biscuit factory.

Library of Congress

Reality Check: Cars Didn't Save Our Cities From Being Buried in Horse Manure

An increasingly relevant history lesson.

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Beating Horses To Make Them Go Into the Ocean: Not Cool

Also, Malibu considers outlawing rat poison and another Mexican city bans bullfighting.

YouTube

It's Not Cool to Bring Ponies Onto Berlin's Subway

To its credit, the animal behaved better than many public-transit riders.

New York City Department of Records

History Lesson of the Day: The Many Hats of New York's Horses

Once upon a time, they held many different jobs.