San Antonio’s Carriage Horses Need Your Help

San Antonio’s Carriage Horses Need Your Help

divstrongSay span style=”color:#ff0000;”NO/span to Cruel Proposed Regulation Changes. nbsp;Say span style=”color:#00cc33;”YES/span to a Ban.img alt=”” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/horse_carriage_1_0.jpg” style=”width: 400px; height: 267px; margin: 10px 5px; float: right;” //strong/divdivnbsp;/divpspan style=”font-size:14px;”ustrongSan Antonio Residents:/strong/u nbsp;strongOn Thursday, August 1st, at 9 am/strong, please join us at: strongCity Hall, 4th Floor, 100 Military Plaza in San Antonio/strong before the Council Meeting to gather outside, and possibly offer comment inside on a proposed regulation change to increase the maximum temperature carriage horse drivers work horses. The changes would allow horses to work at 96 degrees with no allowances for humidity, and the required rest breaks for horses would nbsp;be reduced from 10 minutes to 5 minutes. Also, after 8 pm, horses would be worked at any temperature, or if the police chief calls for a ldquo;special event exception.rdquo; nbsp;All terrible./span/ppspan style=”font-size: 14px;”nbsp;Why? Drivers work without pay unless they have riders in carriages, so regulation changes further torment horses who, when unable to work, are sold to ldquo;killer buyer auctionsrdquo; for slaughterhouses./span/ppspan style=”font-size: 14px;”Friends of Animals and Primarily Primates sanctuary in San Antonio will offer to place the horses at Texas sanctuaries, if Council members consider a BAN on the horse-drawn carriage trade in San Antonio./span/ppspan style=”font-size: 14px;”Sixty horses pull carriages on the hot streets of downtown San Antonio ndash; a chaotic environment with swerving vehicles, blaring horns, crowds of people and constant noise. nbsp;In 2009, a horse stationed in front of the Alamo was frightened by a passing city bus, and the horse ran through downtown traffic./span/ppspan style=”font-size: 14px;”Whether or not you can join Friends of Animals and Primarily Primates on August 1, for the City Council meeting, please write or call your Council District person below in addition to Mayor Julian Castro andnbsp;/span/ppspan style=”font-size:14px;”City Manager Cheryl Scully. nbsp;Tell them you oppose the horse-drawn carriage trade in San Antonio, and an already inhumane trade shouldnrsquo;t be made worse./span/ppspan style=”font-size: 14px;”Many thanks,/span/ppa href=”mailto:edita@friendsofanimals.org?subject=horse%20carriages” style=”font-size: 14px;”Edita Birnkrant/aspan style=”font-size: 14px;”, NY Director nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;/spana href=”mailto:stephen@friendsofanimals.org ?subject=horse%20carriages” style=”font-size: 14px;”Stephen Tello/aspan style=”font-size: 14px;”, Executive Director/span/ppspan style=”font-size:14px;”Friends of Animals nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Primarily Primates nbsp;/spanspan style=”font-size: 14px;”nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;/span/ppspan style=”font-size:14px;”strongContact:/strong/span/pdivtable align=”left” border=”0″ cellpadding=”0″ cellspacing=”0″ style=”width: 300px;”tbodytrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divtable align=”left” border=”0″ cellpadding=”0″ cellspacing=”0″ style=”width: 300px;”tbodytrtdstrongEmail/strong/tdtdstrongspan style=”font-size: 14px;”Phone/span/strong/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”a href=”mailto:district1@sanantonio.gov”span style=”font-size: 14px;”Diego M./spannbsp;Bernal/a, District 1/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7279/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district2@sanantonio.gov”Ivy R. Taylor/a, District 2/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7278/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district3@sanantonio.gov”Rebecca J. Viagran/a, District 3/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7064/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district4@sanantonio.gov”Rey Saldana/a, District 4/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7281 /span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district5@sanantonio.gov”Shirley Gonzales/a, District 5 /span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7043 /span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district6@sanantonio.gov”Ray Lopez/a, District 6nbsp;nbsp; /span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7065/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district7@sanantonio.gov”Cris Medina/a, District 7/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7044/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district8@sanantonio.gov”Ron Nirenberg/a, District 8 /span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7086/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district9@sanantonio.gov”Elisa Chan/a, District 9/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7325/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”a href=”mailto:district10@sanantonio.gov”Carlton Soules/a, District 10/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7276 /span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”diva href=”mailto:mayorjuliancastro@sanantonio.gov” style=”font-size: 14px;”Mayor Julian Castro /a/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.8998/span/div/td/trtrtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”diva href=”mailto:citymanager@sanantonio.gov” style=”font-size: 14px;”City Manager/aspan style=”font-size: 14px;”, Cheryl Scully/span/div/tdtd style=”white-space: nowrap;”divspan style=”font-size: 14px;”210.207.7279/span/div/td/tr/tbody/table/div
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