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TAKE ACTION: Help Abused Carriage Horses in Rome

Animals  (tags: horses, carriage horses, urban, exhaust, abuse, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, sadness, suffering, beating, protection )

- 2115 days ago -
Horse-drawn carriages are a common tourist attraction in Rome. Recently, more horses have begun to endure great strain under the extreme heat. There are reports of drivers beating their horses. Several horses have died in harness. Please, help & sign!

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Julie P (54)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 5:11 am
It is easy to overlook the suffering of carriage horses in many big cities around the world. Hourse-drawn carriages have become part of the tourist landscape, we have become used to see them just as a touch of local colour.
Yet, those poor horses pulling the tourist carriages endure extreme strain and suffering, are often beaten and mistreated. They lead miserable lives. They do not belong in the traffic, among exhaust fumes, angry drivers, while they carry very heavy loads for many hours every day.
Please, speak up for the carriage horses in Rome!
Thank you for caring.

Giorgio K (10)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 5:15 am

Julie P (54)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 5:28 am
Please also sign another petition for the Rome carriage horses posted here by Cher in August:

Thank you!

Joe R (190)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 6:40 am
Signed and noted.

Sue H (7)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 8:23 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

aj E (164)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:08 am

Alison A (244)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 12:30 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Julie.

I have previously signed the petition Cher posted, but here is a clickable link to it -

Saturday September 8, 2012, 12:52 pm
Done with hope...
Thank you.

. (1)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 1:32 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Julie.

divergent revolution (309)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 1:45 pm
signed both...the spanish stairs (in the picture) bring back such bad memories,when I was in Rome,a girl was shot in the stomach by police a block away for a peaceful protest

John G. (0)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 2:01 pm
Also in Siena, Tuscany the same story...

. (0)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 3:53 pm
Signed and Noted.

Marie W (67)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:16 pm

Ellen G (325)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 7:09 am
2 sigs

Gabriela C (105)
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 10:13 pm
Signed with hope! Thank you Julie!

Sara Williams (8)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 10:19 pm
Two more signatures!

Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 6:30 am
N & S Julie :-0 Tnx
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