The ancient city of Troy, which sheds light on 3 thousand years of history, is protected by the gendarmerie on horseback. The Gendarmerie General Command formed six gendarmerie units in the region upon the application of the Troy Museum.
A blind minstrel told them, The horses also had a soul in front of Troy, their neighing heard from Ta Hades. Poet Melih Cevdet Anday describes in these lines the meaning of horses for the ancient city of Troy. The ancient city of Troy, which sheds light on a 9-year-old history with its 3 historical layers, is one of the most famous ancient cities in the world. The ancient city, which bears the traces of all civilizations established in a unique geography, is now protected by horse troops.
Trojans were good horse riders
Troy Museum Director Rıdvan Gölcük, Horse has a few important points about Troy. One of them was the Trojans, who were good horse riders and good horse breeders. We know this from legends. He also said that there is a question of the wooden Troy horse.
According to mythology, the people of Troy, who were not defeated in the war that lasted more than 10 years, lost the city with the wooden horse trick of the Akhalı. The huge wooden horse has been the symbol of Troy ever since.
He mounted gendarmerie teams are on duty at an ancient city for the first time in Turkey. The Gendarmerie General Command formed six gendarmerie units in the region upon the application of the Troy Museum. Horses trained in Nevşehir were also transferred to the troops in Troy.