Carriage Horses at the Equus Film Festival, Nov. 20-22


Two films related to the New York City carriage horses will be shown at the Equus Film Festival this weekend the Village East Cinema in the East Village.

Working Horses, a film featuring Blue Star Equiculture, NYC carriage driver Luis Pinto, and NYC animal rights activist Roberto Bonelli, will be shown on Friday evening at approximately 5:10 pm on Friday in Theater 4 (session starts at 4:25).

Filmmaker Sandi Bachom will be showing a work in progress, My Horse for a Kingdom, about the carriage horse controversy in NYC at 3:15 pm on Saturday in Theater 5. Her film will be followed by a directors panel featuring herself, directors of Working Horses, and representatives from the NYC carriage industry.

Purchase tickets for the Equus Film Festival here.

Watch the trailer for Working Horses below:


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Christina Hansen is a New York City carriage driver and a spokesperson for the carriage industry. She is a proud member of Teamsters Local 553.

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