EQUESTRIAN IN UZBEKISTAN

24 Oct 2017
Company: The Documentary Films Studio of Republic of Uzbekistan
Country: UZBEKISTAN
Section: DOCUMENTARY INDIVIDUAL SPORT
Discipline: Equestrian Sports
Year pf production: 2012
Director: D. Shokirov
Editing: J. Mardaev
Photography: B. Turobov
Time: 12 min
Screening: Saturday 8th Decemebr 10.15 pm Sala Terrazzo
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Synopsis

There is no one young man in Uzbekistan who did not dream to break a horse. From the earliest time, one of the core duties of a father was training his son to ride. Courageous horsemen of Uzbekistan demonstrated their skill in the national tournament called “kupkari-ulak”. Since the 30s of XX Century, special training courses of horse racing devoted to kids were organized by volunteer association to support the Army. In 1953 the Club of equestrian sport was established, and riders began to participate to the world competitions. the action is aimed at the improvement of horse generation, using the knowledge acquired and experimental outputs attained into the sphere of breeding of the Akhal-Teke horses, one of the most beautiful and ancient thoroughbred in the world, and their training for participation in the world competitions.