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65Horse-Drawn Carriages? New York City May Say 'Neigh'

Big Appleā€™s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has been on a crusade to put an end to the nostalgic rides

For more than a century, horse-drawn carriages have been iconic fixtures in New York City. But the Big Apple's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has been on a crusade to put an end to the nostalgic rides, saying the carriages are cruel to the horses and a common source of traffic congestion.

254NYC's new mayor to replace Central Park horse carriages with EVs [w/poll]

In his dozen years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg did his best to cut down on traffic congestion and spearheaded the conversion of the city's taxi fleet to hybrids. But his successor is out to eliminate another kind of vehicle – the horse-drawn carriage – from the streets of Manhattan.

1Ferrari corrals the Prancing Horses for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee [w/video]

When Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, it will be a cause for celebration for her entire United Kingdom. But the Brits aren't the only ones marking Her Majesty's 60 years on the throne.

79Some Amish upset over buggy safety triangles

Despite the occasional buggy-on-car accident, most Amish remain totally opposed to modern safety equipment like headlights, taillights, brakes, seatbelts or even, in Kentucky at least, orange safety triangles.

34Land Rover delivers first Evoque to a horseback rider [w/video]

You might figure that horse riding enthusiasts would be diametrically opposed to SUV drivers, but you'd be wrong. At least in the case of Zara Phillips. The British equestrian competitor has been a Land Rover brand ambassador for several years now, and was lucky enough to snub Victoria Bekham take delivery of the very first Range Rover Evoque this weekend.

6Hummers are for Horses: Artist reimagines the monsterous SUV [w/video]

Horse-drawn Hummer H2 – Click above to watch the video after the break

25Hummers are for Horses: Artist reimagines the monsterous SUV [w/video]

Horse-drawn Hummer H2 – Click above to view the video after the jump

3It's Friday: Washington dentists need just one horsepower each

What choices do we realistically have when considering how to reduce our individual petroleum usage? Some people buy hybrid cars or scooters in an effort to cut down their fuel bills. Some carpool or take the bus to get where they need to go. Still others, though, take the horse.

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