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Ryder collapsed in Hell’s Kitchen on Aug. 10th, stoking the ire of animal rights activists.

The horse, named Ryder, fell to the street after what some called an episode related to a neurological disorder. But the vet who examined the horse says he was too old and weak to be pulling a carriage.

The news comes less than a week after a carriage horse named Ryder collapsed onto a Manhattan street, drawing a crowd of spectators.

A spokesman for the group that represents horse carriage drivers says the horse was suffering from equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, a neurological disease horses can contract from eating infected opossum droppings, and not heat exhaustion.

A pedicab driver was arrested and charged with assault on Friday