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A horse crashes to the Basler Fasnacht

On the second Cortège to the Basler Fasnacht is brought down on Wednesday afternoon a horse in a Chaise. This animal rights activists Olivier Bieli reported. A helper of his "campaign For a carnival without animal suffering" had been on the ground and had seen the accident. The horse was able to get up and go.

on the first Cortège on Monday, the fall of a horse for the excitement caused. It was slipping on the same metal plate. In the fall, the animals graze wound was to the abdomen. Until it could stand on its own two feet, passed about a quarter of an hour.

on Monday, a horse injured, as it is on a metal plate slipped. Image: reader-Reporter

For animal rights activists, the incident was a confirmation for her efforts to bind the participation of the horses at the Basler Fasnacht. Oliver Bieli responded on Monday with a Letter with "urgent questions" to the Carnival Committee.

"A healthy animal that is not under Stress or Medikanten, would get up after a fall immediately," says Bieli. In the Letter he asks: "Why may be injected to the Basler Fasnacht healthy horses with strong sedative drugs, in order to withstand the enormous Stress?"

Bieli and his comrades-in-arms for noon on Wednesday under the theme "animal cruelty is not a world is called cultural heritage" to a rally. Image: 20 minutes

According to a media release of the Carnival Committee, the allegations Bielis are baseless: "claims that the horse was at any time a sedative or other medications, without any basis." The horse was found standing under a lot of Stress: "A immediately initiated veterinary examination, the horse showed no symptoms of stress."

in Addition, the attempt of the horse was to stand up again because of the wet location failed: This had succeeded only after the assistant had pulled away from the slippery steel plate.

Comité promised to defuse the scene of the accident

The Committee promised after the incident on Monday to defuse the scene of the accident. "We have the building and transport Department was asked to take the necessary measures to ensure that the post in question for the Cortège of Wednesday's for sure."

The second accident happened on Wednesday afternoon, practically in front of the eyes of the Carnival committees, which was located a few meters from the accident.

Taken over by 20 minutes, edited by the editorial Tamedia.


Created: 13.03.2019, 15:40 Uhr

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