Today, the head of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Akhal-Teke presidential equestrian complex, where he visited a horse named “Shapolat” and took a horse ride.
According to the state news Agency of Turkmenistan, large-scale festive events in our country are not complete without the participation of Akhal-Teke horses, which give a bright color and emotional intensity to the celebrations. A special place is given to horse racing. This means that one of the centuries-old traditions of the Turkmen people continues today, while it has received a modern content.
After riding out on the racetrack, the head of state released the reins. “Shapolat” ran trot, keenly listening to the movements of the rider, showing excellent skills and training.
The President of Turkmenistan, who has a reverent love for horses, dedicated a number of his literary works to them, which reveal the role and place of Akhal-Teke horses in the fate and life of the Turkmen people. From them you can learn about the history of the origin and development of this breed, its best representatives. The books were loved by the people, and foreign readers are happy to get acquainted with them, discovering a lot of new knowledge about the "heavenly" horses.
According to the head of state, Turkmens have always considered the horse their loyal friend, reliable assistant and faithful companion on the roads of history. Today, the traditions of national horse breeding are not only preserved due to the continuity of skill of seyis, national breeders, but also multiplied and enriched with the latest achievements of science and technology.
After working out with his favorite pet, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left the equestrian complex.