Saturday, November 11, 2017
Kansas City Animal Rights Activists Continue Protest Against Plaza Horse-Drawn Carriages
Annual activism amid the upcoming season of discontent complains of City Hall inaction despite local support to end an allegedly cruel tourist tradition.
Fox4: Some happy, some frustrated as horse-drawn carriage rides return to Country Club Plaza for holiday season
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“I am a little disappointed because last year we garnered almost 20,000 signatures of different people in Kansas City who would like to see these horses retired and this tradition either changed or ended,” Blythe Cooper with Animal Action of Kansas City said.
After a 2016 crash involving a horse-drawn carriage at the Plaza and another incident in Saint Louis where a horse carrying a carriage drowned, some don’t think these rides should continue.
Developing . . .