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Animal Advocates Want Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Banned in Salt Lake

Posted August 20th, 2013 @ 11:30am by Talk Radio 105.7 FM / 570 AM

Those quaint, horse drawn carriages -- in downtown Salt Lake -- will soon be going away, if some animal rights advocates get their way.

In the wake of a horse collapsing last weekend, both the Humane Society of Utah -- and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) -- want the city to ban the rides.

The Humane Society claims Paris, London and several other cities have already banned the practice.

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