September 5th - Vigil for Philadelphia's Carriage Horses

As demonstrated by the accident that occurred this past weekend in Philadelphia (as well as many other high-profile accidents throughout the world), horse-drawn carriages are a danger to vehicles, pedestrians, bike-riders, and the horses. Please join us for a…Read More

Save the Date: September 19 - Leafleting for the Horses in Philadelphia

Please join us on Saturday, September 19 as we distribute information about our campaign to residents of Councilmember Frank DiCicco's district (where the horse-drawn carriages operate). We are requesting volunteers to walk through District 1 and place…Read More

Successful protest by campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia!

On Saturday, 18 July 2009, Friends of Animals, in collaboration with New York City’s Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages and Horses Without Carriages Intl, held a permitted vigil in downtown Philadelphia. Organizer Brandon Gittleman said, “We had a very…Read More

Saturday, July 18th – Peaceful Protest for Philadelphia's Carriage Horses / Please Contact Philadelphia City Council

Please come out and support our campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia. The protest will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (5th & Chestnut - NE Corner). If you intend to participate, please email philly@friendsofanimals.org. Even if you…Read More

Next Protest - July 18th from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.

Please join us for our next peaceful protest against horse-drawn carriages on July 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (5th & Chestnut - NE Corner). We will have plenty of signs and handouts, so just bring yourself and your passion for liberating horses.…Read More

Saturday Events

Friends of Horses, Please join Friends of Animals in Philadelphia, or another group in another city, for a vigil for the carriage horses. The date is Saturday, June 6. In Philadelphia, we will be meeting at 11:00AM at 5th & Chestnut (NE Corner). E-mail…Read More

REMINDER: June 6th - Vigil for Philadelphia's Carriage Horses

Please join us for a peaceful protest / vigil on June 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30. Come out and support our campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia. We will be joining many cities throughout the world with one message: stop this exploitative…Read More
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