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Only in Print: Yea, or Neigh on Horse Carriages?

Peter Wilson’s horse Whitney seldom takes her eyes off of him. When she’s too old to work, Wilson plans to place her with a family, not a farm, to make sure she gets personal attention and exercise. (Photo: Bill Miller)

Around noon on Monday, Aug. 21, Central Park carriage driver Tom Quinn got a nuzzle on the face from his teammate, Murphy. 

In return, Quinn gave a carrot to the robust, dark-brown horse, and then another, and another. Quinn, from Ireland, has happily worked with horses in the park for 28 years. 

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