President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and his grandson Kerim went on a Bicycle run and practiced horse riding on Sunday.
The route of the bike ride ran past the monument "Yanardag", erected in honor of the legendary horse, which the President of Turkmenistan told his grandson about. We also talked about other famous Turkmen horses that have increased the world fame of the Akhal-Teke breed.
During the bike ride, the head of state asked his grandson about his academic success, his sports and creative Hobbies. Kerim shared with his grandfather new knowledge, told about the subjects that he is learning, and about the topics that interest him. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that any occupation requires, first of all, diligence, only then can we achieve good results.
The main thing is a properly set goal, which you need to go hard to improve your skills and abilities. This is how the greatest goals are achieved, the President stressed, giving his grandson instructions and valuable advice. Folk wisdom has always been passed from heart to heart, from generation to generation, so the Turkmen have such strong traditions of continuity, which helped to preserve the rich spiritual and cultural heritage.
Kerim is also involved in various sports, including equestrian, and, at the same time, gives special preference to creativity. Like his grandfather, he plays many musical instruments and composes music himself.
The grandson said that now he planned to write a musical work dedicated to the Turkmen nature, its unique beauty, inspiring and ennobling people. The President of Turkmenistan noted that this is a great idea, emphasizing that nature has been an inexhaustible source of creative inspiration and ideas for centuries.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov suggested to the young man another topic for creativity – the creation of festive music in honor of significant dates and other important celebrations held in the country. As the Turkmen leader noted, the rhythms of the country's development should be expressed in this music. Continuing this thought, the Turkmen leader gave a number of instructions to Kerim.
The head of state, along with his grandson Kerim, arrived on a Bicycle to the Akhal-Teke equestrian complex of the President of Turkmenistan, where they visited the "Paradise" horses.
Then President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov saddled horse Point, and Kerim – horse Shapolat. During the horse ride, the head of state told his grandson in detail about the subtleties of breeding and raising Turkmen horses, giving interesting examples, including from history.
Today, Turkmen horse breeders are carrying out fruitful work, continuing the glorious chronicle of the Akhal-Teke breed, bred by our ancestors over the centuries, who invested in its development a lot of work, outstanding talent and immense love. And this masterpiece of folk breeding is passed down from generation to generation as a unique gift.
Currently, the country has launched targeted work on the worldwide popularization of Akhal-Teke horses – the pride of the Turkmen people. It is worth noting that modern equestrian complexes built in recent years in all velayats of the country contribute not only to the improvement of horse breeding, but also to the development of equestrian sports, the formation of young specialists in this field.
Kerim treats horses with special love and has mastered the secrets of rewriting horses. This symbolizes the continuity of the best traditions of horse breeding and their development at the modern level.
Horse racing plays an important role in the celebrations and holidays that are widely celebrated in our country. Currently, various types of equestrian sports and national equestrian games are actively developing. The international recognition of the skills of Turkmen horsemen of the Galkynysh group of national equestrian games is a clear confirmation of the great success in this direction.
Also, the President of the country told his grandson the legends associated with the world-famous "Paradise" horses. Nurtured by our people for centuries, Akhal-Teke horses are unique examples of national and world culture.
Then Kerim let the horse run at random on the racetrack. The head of state, watching his grandson manage the horse, appreciated the perseverance and diligence of the young man. This means that the great veneration of the Turkmen horse and the traditions that are passed down from generation to generation continue to this day.
The President told his grandson about the specifics of managing the horse. Noting that horses have played a huge role in the fate of our people, who consider them their close friends, the head of state stressed that these principles have ensured the unification of the best qualities in Akhal-Teke horses.
At present, the noble traditions of national horse breeding continue with dignity, the state news Agency of Turkmenistan reports.