27th Annual Cona Convention February 2015
New York City Feb 26th - Feb 28th
2015 Convention Agenda
Carriage Operators of North America
There is a rich history and much tradition associated with horse drawn carriages. Public carriages for hire were once very common and every city and town had it's quota of livery stables. There were large numbers of passenger vehicles on the streets with some carrying as many as forty people at one time.
CONA is committed to promoting the humane welfare of carriage animals. We promote quality carriage and customer service. We strive to be the voice of the professional carriage industry by representing our membership and assisting government agencies at the local, state and federal levels. We provide open communications and education for members and the public on the operation and management of the carriage trade. We encourage networking and sharing of ideas throughout the industry.
CONA is an international non profit organization which strives to provide an efficient method for clients to find a nearby high quality, professional, independently owned Horse drawn Carriage Company which can satisfy their horse and carriage requirements. CONA provides a support network which is designed to assist member Companies in attaining and maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and service
Our members have access to material, education, aid and support designed to guide them
in becoming professional carriage operators who provide quality, reliable and safe horse
drawn carriage services. By joining CONA they have taken an extra step toward this goal,
however CONA can not guarantee that all individual members adhere to our policies, therefore
one should investigate each potential vender with the same care as you would in hiring an
for contact information and links to individual websites for a member company in your area.
Some of our members provide products and services related to the industry, locate them