Tag Archives: Horses

  • New York’s Equestrian past

    January 1, 1999

    Until the mid-1890s, and the advent of mechanical transportation, the way to get around NYC was with horses. Though Dobbin no longer is the backbone of the transportation hub, stables dot the five boroughs, serving bridle paths in nearby parks. Shown in the title card is the corral at the West Side Chelsea Piers. Hundreds of dwellings formerly used […]

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