Khukhmorit soum of Gobi-Altai aimag celebrates horse festival

2018-08-14 13:59:43
Gobi-Altai /MONTSAME/ Khukhmorit soum of Gobi-Altai aimag widely celebrated ‘Horse Festival’ on August 8-11.
According to the livestock census of 2017, the number of horse of Khukhmorit soum reached over 11 thousand. Moreover, native of Khukhmorit soum and horse trainer T.Ganzorig received the title of State Famed Horse Trainer during this year’s National Naadam Festival. On the occasion of these events, 'Horse Festival' was celebrated.
The festival was organized by the Citizens’ Representative Meeting of Khukhmorit soum, the Governor’s Office of the aimag, local council of Gobi-Altai aimag in Ulaanbaatar.  Locals and visitors actively participated in the festival.
During the festival, various events were organized such as horse races, archery, anklebone shooting and wrestling competition of 32 wrestlers. Additionally, horse tack and craft fair and the best couple with horses contest were held.