The President of Turkmenistan took part in the festive celebrations in International Akhal-Teke Equestrian Complex

Today in honor of the 32nd anniversary of the sacred independence of the Fatherland in the International Akhal-Teke Equestrian Complex was hosted a celebration with a participation of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

Rider competitions held annually in our country in honor of main holiday, enrich its diverse palette, personifying the continuous connection of time and continuity of principles, commitment of the Turkmen people to their original national traditions.

Rider competitions held annually in our country in honor of main holiday, enrich its diverse palette, personifying the continuous connection of time, continuity of principles, as well as commitment of the Turkmen people to their original national traditions.

In the new historical era, the Akhal-Teke horse is a recognized standard of beauty and perfection - has become a symbol of rapid development Turkmenistan, its confident movement forward, along the path of peace and creation. “Heavenly” horses with unsurpassed advantages and being a phenomenon of domestic and universal human culture, have been famous throughout the world since ancient times. The richest history of the nation is inextricably linked with the graceful, fast as the wind, Akhal-Teke horses that have always been companions and true friends of our people. Over the centuries the horse has become in the popular consciousness the personification of a dream come true, determination and will to win.

In Turkmenistan – in the ancestral homeland of “winged” horses – development horse breeding is recognized as a matter of national importance. The |President Serdar Berdimuhamedov pays great attention to the ongoing industry with large-scale work that is based on a scientific basis. Enormous credit for this noble cause belongs to the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Purposeful ascetic activity of the Hero-Arkadag a true expert and popularizer of Akhal-Teke horses, author wonderful books about them, an experienced horse riding master promotes the revival, preservation and development of art breeding of purebred “paradise” horses, the formation of modern specialized infrastructure, popularization of national equestrian games and equestrian sports.

Thanks to the creation of the International Association of Akhal-Teke horse breeding received new incentives through fruitful cooperation with foreign partners. In our country every year in April with a large The National Day of the Turkmen Horse is celebrated on a grand scale and The International Beauty Contest of “Heavenly” Horses is held the best representatives of this unique breed. All conditions have been created for the fruitful work of industry workers, for the purpose of decent assessment of the work of which corresponding honorary titles have been established.

Great importance is also attached to the educational aspect, training highly qualified young specialists, further improvement of industry science. An important step in this direction was opened on September 1 this year International Academy of Horse Breeding named after Aba Annaev, built in the new city of Arkadag, where the Research and Production Plant was also built horse breeding center.

Today, as in ancient times, Akhal-Teke horses are a decoration national celebration, no one in Turkmenistan can do without them holiday. So, the day before, on September 27, the “winged” horses again showed themselves in all their glory at the parade held in our white marble capital - Ashgabat in honor of the 32nd anniversary independence of the Fatherland.

The opportunity to admire the magnificent, swift “heavenly” horses, and also appreciate the skill riders are provided by traditional horse racing, which is used in our country enduring popularity.

…From early morning, the atmosphere of Turkmen toy reigns in the International Akhal-Teke equestrian complex, located in picturesque foothills of Kopetdag. Chairman gathered here Mejlis, members of the Government, leaders of the military and law enforcement agencies, ministries and industry departments, public organizations, media, elders and youth. Among the participants in the celebrations are heads of accredited our country of diplomatic missions and missions, foreign guests.

Everyone greets President Serdar Berdimuhamedov with great enthusiasm. Continuing good family traditions, being a true connoisseur of Akhal-Teke horses, as well as an excellent rider, head state constantly keeps under review all issues relating to national horse breeding industry, now successfully developing based on the continuity of glorious national traditions in organic combination with modern methods and technologies.

An exhibition dedicated to the legendary Akhal-Teke horses, which are for the Turkmen people as a source of inexhaustible creative inspiration. It finds its visible embodiment in all types of fine and decorative applied arts. Modern masters create wonderful works glorifying the “heavenly” horses that never cease to excite. At the same time, the works of artists and sculptors personify such eternal concepts as beauty, loyalty, friendship, patriotism.

Eloquent evidence of great love and reverent attitude of our people to the Akhal-Teke the tradition of dressing them in precious decorations. Turkmen zerger masters have a unique the art of making horse jewelry, which, emphasizing noble, truly regal appearance and grace of horses, Previously, they also performed a protective function and served as a talisman.

It is noteworthy that images of “winged” horses are depicted in ancient legends, traditions and destans. Information about them can also be found in surviving historical documents of foreign authors. Admiring the Akhal-Teke, who were also called “Nisei” horses, they honored them with the highest epithets. Along the way, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov inspected a large-scale exhibition representing the capital, the city of Arkadag and all five velayats. The current exhibition, which also includes museum values, has become a visible embodiment of multifaceted talent Turkmen people, their hard work and commitment to their rich historical and cultural heritage.

Competitions in national wrestling Goresh took place here, where Turkmen people demonstrated their strength, agility and skill palvans.

Your holiday gift - a colorful vocal and choreographic the composition was prepared by the country's masters of art.

The President of Turkmenistan rises to the central podium International Akhal-Teke Equestrian Complex. Then the festive races began. These competitions carried out on a regular basis, contribute not only popularization of equestrian sports, but also the involvement of young people in it.

Today, the speed, agility, strength and endurance of the Akhal-Teke demonstrated in seven races over various distances. From the first moments of the competition literally attracted attention numerous spectators. High competition on racetracks gives such competitions emotional intensity and entertainment.

In this regard, it should be noted that horse racing is not only breathtaking competitions, but also a kind of exam for seis, trainers and jockeys. After all, working with Akhal-Teke horses requires special skill and skill. "Heavenly" horses unquestioningly obey the rider only if he has become a true friend. Therefore, along with the corresponding sports by training, a jockey must love his horse and be able to understand him.

And of course, an important factor here is proper upbringing. horses. Possessing a proud disposition and ardent temperament, Akhal-Teke at the same time demonstrate an unusually developed intelligence and sensitivity towards the seis and the rider. Basics the difference between the national riding school is precisely that that the Turkmens do not train, but educate their horses.

The result of the painstaking work of talented seis is achieving complete understanding and trust between the rider and a horse. Coherence between the jockey and the horse is an indispensable guarantee success during competitions. It is no coincidence that the national school education and training of horses, the origins of which go back centuries, attracts the interested attention of foreign specialists.

Three-year-old horses competed in the first four races. The incredibly light, “flying” energetic running of Akhal-Teke horses creates the impression that they, like birds, really soar above earth. In the starting race at a distance of 1400 meters, the best result is equal to 1 minute 35.2 seconds, showed the bay horse Dayanjim, belonging to the Akhal-Teke Equestrian Complex of the President Turkmenistan and driven by jockey P. Orazov.

In the second race over a similar distance, he was the first to finish dun horse Gudratlydag, owned by the Ministry of Internal Affairs Affairs of Turkmenistan, who showed time 1 with rider Y. Allanazarov minute 36.5 seconds. In the third race at a distance of 1600 meters, the best result was 1 minute 53.1 seconds – demonstrated by the bay horse Gögercin, belonging to the Akhal-Teke Equestrian Complex of the President Turkmenistan and driven by rider O. Amangeldiev.

The leader of the fourth race over the same distance was a black horse Garayol, owned by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, who with master jockey M. Seyidov showed a result of 1 minute 52.8 seconds. In the remaining races, racers aged four years and older. In the fifth race at a distance of 1800 meters, the first with a result of 2 minutes 07.5 seconds the bay horse Artyk, belonging to Akhal-Teke equestrian complex of the President of Turkmenistan. Jockey – M. Mammedov.

In the sixth race of 2200 meters, the best horse was the nightingale color Bezirgen, owned by the Akhal-Teke equestrian complex President of Turkmenistan and driven by a third category jockey M. Agamyradov. The winner's result is 2 minutes 35.9 seconds. In the final, seventh race, also at a distance of 2200 meters, she was persistent struggle for the main prize established by the President Turkmenistan.

The bay came first to the finish line with a time of 2 minutes 37.4 seconds. horse Dagbedev, belonging to the Akhal-Teke equestrian complex President of Turkmenistan and driven by a master jockey B. Agamyradov.

Then a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners took place. Expressing deep gratitude to the head of state and Hero-Arkadag for every possible concern for the stimulation and development of equestrianism in the country sports, competition participants who demonstrated the best results, assured that they will continue to make every effort to improving your sportsmanship, maintaining and continuing renowned national horse-riding traditions.

It is appropriate to note that, according to experts, Akhal-Teke horses due to their phenomenal qualities are able to perform successfully not only in horse racing and traditional marathons in our country, but also in other types of equestrian sports One of them is show jumping. Today this Olympic discipline, which was included in the program of the V Asian Games in closed premises and martial arts, held in Ashgabat in September 2017, is gaining more and more in Turkmenistan popularity.

Noble stature, refined grace, impeccable proportions, the harmony and plasticity of movements also allow “heavenly” horses to shine in dressage, considered the most elegant form equestrian sport. By the way, in the International Academy of Horse Breeding named after Aba Annaev has created all the conditions for students' mastery of elements, techniques and techniques of higher education horse riding. All this provides broad prospects for complete unlocking the potential and abilities of Akhal-Teke horses, their achievement of remarkable victories in international sports arena.

Returning to the topic of marathons, let us recall that six years ago in an unprecedented action was organized in Turkmenistan – 500-day horse ride through all regions of the country to commemorate countdown to the start of the 2017 Asian Games.

It is also known that the Akhal-Teke horses became famous in the history of the world horse breeding by participating in long horse treks, routes which numbered thousands of kilometers. Amazing durability and the endurance of “heavenly” horses in such tests was noted outstanding hippologists. Until now, no one has been able to achieve these records anywhere. repeat.

The number of lovers and connoisseurs of Akhal-Teke horses - pride and priceless heritage of the Turkmen people - is constantly growing in everything world. Among the best representatives of this unique breed are: the famous record-breaking horse Akhan, included in the Book of Records Guinness, which also became recognition of the unsurpassed qualities "paradise" horses.

In addition to success in the sports field, our horses and riders achieve wonderful victories at the largest shows and circuses festivals taking place in different countries of the planet. So, winner of prestigious awards in a number of international competitions is the group of national equestrian games "Galkynyş", which won widely known outside of Turkmenistan. Triumph also crowned the foreign tours of this talented team. Honed horse riding and horse-riding skills, complex acrobatic stunts performed by group members “Galkynyş” evokes genuine admiration from domestic and foreign viewers.

Horse races dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the independence of the Motherland, gave Turkmen people and guests of our country many unforgettable impressions and joyful emotions. Holidays the competitions became a kind of dedication to Akhal-Teke horses, which, occupying an important place in the life and history of the Turkmen people, are now living symbols of the Epoch of the Revival of a new era of powerful state.

At the end of the celebrations at the International Akhal-Teke equestrian center President Serdar Berdimuhamedov warmly said goodbye to everyone and left the scene.