The President of Turkmenistan receives the certificate on entry of ahalteke horse Akhan to the Record Book

Certificate award ceremony on inclusion of ahalteke horse Akhan to the Guinness World Record Book took place in Turkmenbashy.

An excellent horse of silver exterior belongs to Ahalteke Equestrian Complex. It was entered to the World Record Book for his outstanding trick � it moved 10 meters on the back legs for 4.19 seconds, having beaten previous record in this unique nomination.

Official representative and judge Shieda Subashi � Gemici noted that previous record took place in Dubai with the result 9.21 seconds, however Akhan improved it considerably, having confidently demonstrated superior merits of ahalteke horses bred throughout many centuries by Turkmen horse breeders.

This is also another confirmation of the efficiency of huge support activity of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in revival and succession of wonderful traditions of national horse breeding and bringing of this industry to the world level.

The Head of the State made an invaluable contribution to protection and improvement of the glory of ahalteke breed. Turkmenistan becomes international centre of pedigree horse breeding and our horses and jockeys become the winners of big reviews, prestigious equestrian competitions and tournaments overseas.

Legendary sky horses became the decoration of all national holidays. The beauty and grace of the horse, fancy riding of the horsemen always raise the delight of the public leaving unforgettable emotions. Turkmen horse riders demonstrate excellent skills in stunting being skilful and brave riders.

Thousand years old history of Turkmen nation is closely related to fast ahalteke horses. The knowledge of breeding this horses speaks of high skills of our nation as to create true masterpiece, which undoubtedly ahalteke horse is, is possible only if to dedicate all its power, talent and soul in the harmony with the nature.

On behalf of the Guinness World Record, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the certificate on official recognition of this wonderful record under the applauses of participants.

People were able to enjoy an excellent Akhan, which embodies luxury magnificent grace of ahalteke horses and their outstanding training. The horse, just like an artist, bowed its head to the public and reared back demonstrating his top trick. Impressive outcomes of Akhan are not of surprise as this horse is nurtured by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov himself. Being an excellent horse rider and connoisseur of horse breeding, the Head of the State knows the character of his horses and has individual approach to all of them. They pay him back with trust and sincere affection, obedience and diligence.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH