Etiqueta 'Horse carriages'
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Horse pulling tourists dies of heat stroke

The horse died during the city's April Fair celebrations, which last year attracted an estimated 500,000 revellers to the hottest region in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/04/2023 15:15

Horse in Mallorca after accident

Horse in Mallorca after accident

The horse in Alcudia suffered "minor injuries".

@ProgresoenVerde 29/08/2021

Horse carriage drivers in Palma, Mallorca

Horse carriage drivers in Palma, Mallorca

Carriage drivers formed an association last year.

Miquel À. Cañellas 13/06/2021

Horse-drawn carriage in Palma, Mallorca

Horse-drawn carriage in Palma, Mallorca

The neighbourhood police have forwarded the report.

Progreso en Verde 16/04/2021

A horse buggy in Palma, Mallorca left without a driver

A horse buggy in Palma, Mallorca left without a driver

Leaving a buggy without a driver is an infringement.

Progreso en Verde 13/04/2021

Horses should not have been working because of the heat.


Majorca on alert as the heat is on

The high in Palma was 39C on Wednesday. There was a fire on scrub land, the police took action against horse-carriage operators.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/06/2019 04:01

Actúa are demanding that the town hall takes action against horse carriages.

Animal welfare

New complaint about horse-carriage "passivity"

Guillermo Amengual has frequently denounced Palma town hall's lack of action.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/02/2019 18:35

New bylaw will set conditions for horses' work when it is especially hot.

Animal welfare

Palma horse carriages will not operate during heatwaves

The town hall won't ban horse carriages, but it will not issue new licences and so gradually the carriages will be replaced.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/10/2017 00:00

Animal rights groups have long sought an end to horse carriages in Palma.

Animal welfare

Animal rights group demanding an end to Palma horse carriages

"Up to now absolutely nothing has changed and the horses have suffered another summer of exploitation."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/09/2017 00:00

Palma town hall won't be banning horse carriages.

Animal welfare

Horse carriages' regulation unlikely until after the summer

An option of buying out the licences has been ruled out on the grounds that Palma town hall couldn't afford to.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/05/2017 00:00

There are now improved inspections of horses in Palma.

Animal welfare

Horse carriages' stop will be moved from Palma's Conqueridor

A switch in location has to take account of the volume of tourists and concerns that horses might be frightened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/01/2017 00:00

Palma has a councillor with specific responsibility for animal welfare, and the horses are on her agenda.

Animal welfare

Town hall toughening up control of Palma's horse carriages

Controls have intensified over the past three weeks in order, for example, to verify the hours that horses are working.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/06/2016 00:00