Show Jumping Tournament is an important stage of preparation to 2017 Asian Games

Horses of Ahalteke Equestrian Complex of the President of Turkmenistan, National Equestrian Centre, International Ahalteke Equestrian Complex, different complexes form the velayats and number of ministries, totally 15 participants, took part in the competitions held in indoor riding hall of International Ahalteke Equestrian Complex. Best Turkmen jockeys, supported by numerous fans who filled the stands and evidenced beautiful and breath-taking competitions, demonstrated their skills as well.

The participants of the tournament had to overcome 11 obstacles. According to the regulation of the competitions, the rider who did not manage to overcome the same obstacle twice is drooped form further contest for the medals.

At the first stage, the sportsmen had to jump over 1.15 m barriers. By the outcomes, the best of them went over to the second round where the height would be 1.2 meters.

The winners of the competitions will be announced on Sunday, April 30.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper