pspan style=”font-family:times new roman,times,serif;”strongThe New York Timesimg alt=”” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/horse_carriage_1_0.jpg” style=”width: 400px; height: 267px; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: right;” //strong/span/ppspan style=”font-family:times new roman,times,serif;”span class=”byline” itemid=”” itemprop=”author creator” itemscope=”” itemtype=”” style=”font-size: 0.6875rem; line-height: 0.75rem; font-weight: 700; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);”Bynbsp;span class=”byline-author” data-byline-name=”LIZ ROBBINS” itemprop=”name” style=”text-decoration: none; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”a href=”” rel=”author” style=”text-decoration: none; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);” title=”More Articles by LIZ ROBBINS”LIZ ROBBINS/anbsp;nbsp;/span/span/spanspan style=”font-family: ‘times new roman’, times, serif; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 0.6875rem; line-height: 0.75rem;”JAN. 17, 2014/span/ppExcerpt:/ppEdita Birnkrant, the New York director ofnbsp;a href=””Friends of Animals/a, likened the horsesrsquo; working conditions to prison./pp style=”margin-left: 40px;”ldquo;They are shackled into their carriages, pulling through streets of a chaotic unnatural environment and go back to their cells,rdquo; she said. ldquo;They need the ability to graze and roam freely. They never get that in New York. They live a life of total confinement, day after day.rdquo;/p