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Turkmenistan widely celebrated the national holiday of the Turkmen horse
29 Apr
Turkmenistan widely celebrated the national holiday of the Turkmen horse

On April 28, 2019, Turkmenistan widely celebrated the Holiday of Turkmen Horse. In the framework of the celebrations in Ashgabat at the International Ahal-Teke Equestrian Sports Complex, a series of festive events on the occasion of the National Holiday of the Turkmen Horse were organized. Reports Turkmen State News Agency. 

The guests from many countries arrived in our country to participate in the celebrations on the occasion of the Turkmen Horse Holiday, including a delegation headed by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan of RF Rustam Minnikhanov, a delegation headed by the Minister of Environment and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley, delegation headed by the brother of the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tani bin Hamad Al Thani, delegation headed by the Vice-Chairman of the High Council on Environmental Protection, President of the Federation for Horse Breeding and Horse Races of the Kingdom of Bahrain Sheikh Faisal bin Rashid bin Isa Al-Halifa, as well as delegates of the IX meeting of the International Association of Ahal-Teke horse breeding.

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov personally participated in the celebrations.

There was an atmosphere of a large Turkmen holiday, music and songs were played, the best creative teams of the capital and velayats, as well as young athletes, demonstrated their skills.

Djigits of the equestrian art group of Turkmenistan “Galkynysh” performed to the public, astonishing everyone by performing the most complex and spectacular maneuvers.  During the holiday, traditional horseracing took place in the International Equestrian Sports Complex.

At the end of the races, the award ceremony to the winners of competitions was held at the International Equestrian Sports Complex.