Horse races were held in the Lebap equestrian sports complex in honor of the national holiday of the Turkmen horse. It was attended by riders from the city of Ashgabat and all velayats of Turkmenistan with their horses.
The first race was held among young riders. At a distance of 1000 meters, 12 horses started at the age of three years. Dashgal’s horse, belonging to the Akhal-Teke equestrian complex Of the President of Turkmenistan, was the fastest and the first to cross the finish line. His rider Shageldi Myradov was handed a computer on behalf of the Central Council Of the youth organization of Turkmenistan named after Makhtumkuli. At the next six races at a distance of 1200 meters, three -, four-year-old and older horses belonging to the horse breeders of the city of Ashgabat and all five velayats took the start. The first places were taken by horse Dashgala peasant Association “Garashsyzlyk” Bourdenko etrap of Ahal velayat, Etmek police Department of the Balkan velayat, Gardasil police Department of Dashoguz velayat, keymir police Department of the Lebap velayat, Mary Adali Velasco of municipal administration, Gulyaka of the Prosecutor General of Turkmenistan (Ashgabat). Each rider of the horses that came first to the finish line was awarded 15 thousand us dollars on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan. In the final stage of the races, mentors-riders competed. The first horse to cover the distance of 1000 meters was Perkhat of the Dashoguz equestrian sports complex. His rider Tacaratu Dovulbay on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan handed the keys to the car.