When the Turkmen people celebrate holidays, family events and other important ceremonies they usually organize horse-races and then give presents to the winners of the horse-races. The organization of horse-races at the Ahal-Teke Horse-breeding Sport Complex located near the Kopetdag Mountains on the occasion of the 31st Anniversary, the glorious holiday of Independence of Turkmenistan vividly showed that these holiday traditions reached our times passing through centuries. The participation of our Esteemed President Serdar Berdimuhamedov in the ceremony increased more the number of glorious events.
Our Turkmen horse which became the symbols of art, of national and world culture during the centuries, at present they have become the symbol of swift movement of Independent Neutral Turkmenistan to the new heights of development. Paying respect to the Turkmen horses, the names of which became the heroes of legends following the noble family traditions The Head of our state pays much attention to the development of national horse-breeding branch, to increasing of its authority in the world, increasing the interest to horse-race sport and its widely popularization. Taking it into account the Turkmen horse-breeders show high mastership.