Turkmen Racing Horse Festival
Turkmen Racing Horse Festival is held on April 28. Celebrated on the last Sunday in April in Turkmenistan. This event in the third decade of the month April is annual. Help us
Every year horse-mad Turkmenistan starts off the Turkmen Horse Festival with a beauty pageant for the Akhal-Teke horse, the national symbol of the country and according to some, the oldest horse breed in the world. Later in the day horse races takes place which indicates the start of the nation`s favourite season, horse-racing season. Take the opportunity to admire the beautiful Akhal-Teke horses with their long back and small head and incredible speed.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Constitution Day and Flag Day of Turkmenistan on May 18 (celebration of rebirth, unity and poetry of Magtymula Piragia);
Turkmen Carpet Day in Turkmenistan on May 26 (celebrated on the last Sunday in May);
Galla Bayramy in Turkmenistan on July 21 (celebrated on the third Sunday of July);
Melon Day in Turkmenistan on August 11 (celebrated on the second Sunday in August)