Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, ending the phaeton activities in İzmir province with the decision of the General Assembly of Izmir Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME), bought a total of 36 horses and 16 phaetons and brought them to İzmir Wildlife Park.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which has terminated its carriage service in the Alsancak-Kordon region through the IZULAŞ Horse Carriage Plant since May 1, canceled the "Carriage Working Principles and Procedures Directive", which was implemented in previous years with the decision of the General Assembly of Izmir Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME). Carriage transportation had ceased in İzmir province. After the completion of the legal regulations for the city Karşıyakaİzmir Metropolitan Municipality, which ended the activities of 16 in Selcuk, 12 in Selcuk and two in Dikili, brought 32 purchased horses and 16 phaetons to Izmir Wildlife Park.
Strict follow-up on runaway carriages
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality also closely follows illegal carriage activities. Police teams are cautioning those who are caught doing illegal phaeton activities, and, even though the activity continues, the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council decides to seize money and ancestor. As a result of the strict supervision of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the number of horses brought to the Park was 36 with the addition of four more horses to the İzmir Wildlife Park.
Regular care of horses
Horses brought to Izmir Wildlife Park are regularly cared for. Tevfik Bettemir, the Deputy Director of the Izmir Wildlife Park Branch Directorate, said that the horses were cared for very well. “As of today, the number of horses brought to our Wildlife Branch Directorate is 36 and safely taken care of. We feed our horses with alfalfa mix feed and other additives. At the same time, we have installed automatic irrigation systems to drink completely clean water. Living areas are also cleaned regularly. ”
Animal Rights Federation (HAYTAP), which emphasizes that İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has achieved an incredible first SözcüSü Şule Baylan said, “The freedom we saw when we came here, the happiness of the horses made us happy. Because it was a struggle that we have been dealing with for years. The torch burned out of Izmir. Horses do not have whips on them right now, they have their own free space, they eat their food and walk around. This has happened with the public awareness of this struggle that we have been doing for years and with the vision of our president. We saw them healthy here, we are very happy. ”