horse-drawn carriage roll through New York"s Central Park
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NY horse-drawn carriages face ban

The new mayor of New York has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city, saying they are inhumane.

The iconic horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park has been a part of New York City for almost 160 years.

But now, new Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to ban them in the city saying they are inhumane.

He wants to replace them with a fleet of vintage electric cars but supporters of the carriages are fighting to save them.

Nick Bryant report.