“The owners of working (donkeys) should ensure that the animals’ level of health is high,” a government statement read. The new law bans tourists weighing more than 100kg from riding on the
The Greek government has stepped in to put a cap on the maximum weight that tourist ride donkeys are allowed to carry.. The new guidelines come after campaigners spoke about the donkeys having to climb the narrow steps of Santorini with heavy tourists on their backs.
The Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food has published new regulations to ensure the wellbeing of donkeys.
Greece has banned obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights campaigners said the creatures were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds.
On Tuesday, the Greek City Times reported that the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food published a new set of regulations regarding treatment of the donkeys.
Greece has banned “overweight” tourists from riding donkeys on the popular island of Santorini, after campaigners complained the animals were suffering from spinal injuries and open wounds.
Oct 11, 2018 · The load carried by Santorini’s famed donkeys is set to get a whole lot lighter after the Greek government banned “overweight” tourists from riding the animals, multiple news outlets reported.