Festive Horse Racing Took Place in Ashgabat

Festive Horse Racing Took Place in Ashgabat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Today in the International Equestrian Center, an equestrian race was held on the occasion of the National Day of the Turkmen Horse, which is celebrated annually, on the last Sunday of April.

An exhibition of artists, artisans, paintings, sculptures and other works dedicated to Turkmen horses was shown at the complex.

Spectators of the horse run were: President of Turkmenistan, Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, representatives of law enforcement agencies, ministries and departments, public organizations, khyakims of the regions and the city of Ashgabat, heads of diplomatic missions in Turkmenistan, youth and honorable elders.

In total, there were 7 horse races at different distances - from 1600 to 2400 meters. The winners were awarded by the Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers. According to the results of the holiday races, 8 riders became the owners of the Presidential cash prizes in the amount of $ 20 thousand US dollars. The main winner received from the President $ 30 thousand.
 
 
Ashgabat, April 26, / Arzuw NEWS /.