AP PHOTOS: Untamed horses roam in Turkish foothills

HORMETCI, Turkey (AP) – Horses raise clouds of mud on the foothills of Mount Erciyes, a former volcano that’s one in all Turkey’s highest peaks, as Ali Kemer herds the animals at sundown.

Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in Hormetci, a village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira ($9) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance, together with hay and veterinary care.

1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. The title “yilki” is derived from the Turkish time period meaning “left to the wild.”

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses increase up mud as they run within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

Farmers as soon as used the horses to plow and harvest throughout three seasons of the yr and left them to fend for themselves in the course of the winter. Come spring, they might be captured and put to work once more.

With the arrival of contemporary farming gear within the 1970s, the horses have been changed by tractors and different machines. Not of use to the villagers who struggled to feed them, they have been let go for good.

The horses finally grew feral, however stored reproducing. Lately, they are often noticed roaming in herds in a number of Turkish provinces, together with Manisa, Mus, Kayseri and Karaman.

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, kisses one of his horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, kisses one of his horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, kisses one in all his horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

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In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 photo, horses lift clouds of dust near the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old third-generation horse-breeder, herds horses in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $ 8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep.Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 photo, horses lift clouds of dust near the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old third-generation horse-breeder, herds horses in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $ 8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep.Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 picture, horses raise clouds of mud close to the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old third-generation horse-breeder, herds horses within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $ 8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance.1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers.(AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses increase up mud as they run within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses raise up dust as they run in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, horses increase up mud as they run within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses in the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder in the village where the residents have a special affinity with the "yilki," as the untamed horses are called. He cares for about 350 of them and charges visitors 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to photograph the horses, money he says he uses for their upkeep. Thousands of other wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey's Anatolia region, the descendants of horses that were abandoned by farmers. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

On this picture taken on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, Ali Kemer, a 50-year-old horse-breeder, herds horses within the village of Hormetci, on the foothill of Mount Erciyes, within the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, Turkey. Kemer is a third-generation horse breeder within the village the place the residents have a particular affinity with the “yilki,” because the untamed horses are referred to as. He cares for about 350 of them and expenses guests 50 Turkish lira (US $8) to {photograph} the horses, cash he says he makes use of for his or her maintenance. 1000’s of different wild horses roam free on the mountains and plains of Turkey’s Anatolia area, the descendants of horses that have been deserted by farmers. (AP Photograph/Emrah Gurel)

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