“City discusses change in Carriage Horse laws”
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“Historic Win for Animals, Advocacy, and Freedom of Speech!”
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CCHA Is Proud To Have Initiated Charleston’s First-Ever Carriage Safety Ordinance!
It is the right and duty of citizens and their organizations to offer measures that provide for the safety of our children, citizens, visitors and the animals that pull the wagons.
Tourism Commission Will Decide Fate Of Safety Ordinance For Carriages
Window dressing or real safety reforms? Tourism Commission will decide the fate of the Safety Ordinance for Carriages.
URGENT: PLEASE READ AND MAKE A COMMENT ON THE CITY LINK TODAY! HORSES AND PEOPLE ARE COUNTING ON YOU!
A meeting of the Tourism Commission will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., virtually via Zoom Webinar. Use the following link for online access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83195964056?pwd=dUw1NVI2QnFyYUozS1NKRHArd3RzUT09
Sign-up to speak or leave comments for the Tourism Commission by completing the form a http://innovate.charleston-sc.gov/comments/
Description of Citizen Carriage Safety Ordinance
CCHA along with other stakeholders, including the Preservation Society of Charleston, Charleston Animal Society, Charlestown Neighborhood Association, and the Historic Ansonborough Neighborhood Association, have advocated for enhanced regulation of the Charleston carriage industry in an effort to address the risk of bodily injury that animal-drawn carriages pose to residents, visitors, industry employees, and the working animals.
Chicago horse carriage vendors: Animal welfare activists conspired to defame, harm business
On Sept. 11, the owners of the Chicago-based companies Antique Coach & Carriage, Great Lakes Horse & Carriage and Chicago Horse & Carriage banded together to file suit in Cook County Circuit Court against a group of defendants, individually represented by activists Jodie Wiederkehr and Debby Rubenstein, of the Chicago Alliance for Animals.
Op-Ed By Joe Elmore – A Hazard For Horses
On the surface, it might seem a recent recommendation by the City of Charleston’s Carriage Animal Temperature and Heat Index Committee would make things better for carriage animals…
A Letter From Dan Riccio – Charleston Carriage Animals and Committee
Please see below….Carriage company operators and drivers shall use caution when working animals in adverse weather conditions such as high heat and humidity, snow, ice, heavy rain, and other slippery or reduced visibility situations.