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Horse games and other Kyrgyz games


As matter of fact, nomads are closely related with horse games and other national games. Course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan is going to start with introductive message of nomadic lifestyle which is known from antiquity.

Regarding to national games, there is a famous Kok - Boru. The purpose of the amazing game in based on two teams of 8 people, where they must throw the dead goat into the opponent's goal. It is difficult, but worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and take a part in this game.  

Moreover, horse games require a perfect physical readiness and endurance. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity get to know about Erenish. The game is very interesting and seems the same as Kok - Boru. The goal of riders is to throw an opponent off the horse. Besides riders' endurance and strength, horses themselves must be strong and powerful; otherwise, they can't participate in games.

Travelling in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to see national "Kyz Kuumai" game. It is not surprising that, this interesting game is defined to be a wedding custom. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan you will be told that, Kyrgyz men are elate and used to get girl's heart by master horse ride whether western men prefer serenades under beloved window ad poems. The meaning of the "Kyz Kuumai" game from Kyrgyz language is "Catch up the girl".  It is important to note that, couples before getting married participated in this game. The purpose of the game is based on a bride and a groom, where a groom must catch a bride and kiss her. If she does not want to be kissed, she has right to hit him and run.

During a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to get acquainted with wrestling-alysh. It is famous the famous national game and considered to be the wide-spread Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will find intellectual games as well such as toguz korgool. It develops military strategic thinking.