B.E.S.T. thinks it is very important to educate the public on the difference between Animal Welfare & Animal Rights. Below is a direct copy from The Animal Welfare Council (www.animalwelfarecouncil.org). The Animal Welfare Council is a non-profit, tax exempt (501-C-3) organization established for charitable and educational purposes. The Animal Welfare Council is committed to preserving… Read More Animal Welfare vs. Animal Rights
It’s almost Christmas and the whole month of December is always a busy month for those of us in the commercial carriage industry. Being in the spotlight so often, a lot of people see us. It’s good for business but it also invites its share of monkey business. Every year we get the unsettling… Read More Why apprenticeships are important
The do’s and don’ts of safe commercial carriage operations Here we show you unsafe situations that no responsible horse-drawn carriage service should engage in. Unfortunately, we see these things way too often. It is all dangerous. Never is it worth the brag for a photo of a customer in the driver’s seat. Not only… Read More Don’t be THAT guy!
Unfortunately, these days those of us participating in the commercial carriage industry have to acknowledge the new attitude about animals that more than a few people ascribe to these days. I am sure if you have been in the business long enough, you have heard it all “poor horsie” followed up with: “he is thirsty,… Read More Animal rights and the like minded
Confident and unqualified are two words that should never be put together in the same sentence with commercial horse-drawn carriage service, but sadly sometimes is the case. Above is a photo of a horse so incompetently harnessed it makes my heart skip a beat just knowing that this actually happened, and not only that they… Read More Confidently Unqualified