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Horse games and other national games


In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be get acquainted with nomads and learn more about horse games and other national games. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will inspire you by the history of nomads and their love to horses. Almost all national games of Kyrgyzstan are related to nomads. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and get inspiration of it.

During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, we recommend you to play Kok - Boru game. It is competitive horse game which consists 2 teams of 8 people. In this game, they must to throw the dead goat into the opponent's goal. You will be surprised by the 20-pound carcass which requires power.

The next game we would like you play in your tours in Kyrgyzstan is Erenish. It is almost the same as Kok - Boru and requires a good physical shape and endurance. Actually all games which relates with horses requires an excellent physical condition!  In this game, riders must to throw an opponent off the horse. We are sure that, you will be impressed by the extreme sport games in Kyrgyzstan!

Moving on, you will get acquainted with interesting "Kyz Kuumai" game. This unique game is considered to be an essential part of Kyrgyz people and worth to be in attention! It is said that, in European, men used to show their love by writing poems, verses and other romantic things for attraction women, but in Kyrgyzstan, men like to get women's heart by professional horse riding. The meaning of the "KyzKuumai" is "Catch up the girl". This amazing game is considered to be part of wedding tradition. Before getting to marry, man and woman played this game. Man needed to catch a woman and kiss her! Later, they will start preparation for marriage! You have to note that, if woman does not want to get married to a man who trying to conquer her hear by kissing, she has right to hit him! This is very interesting game you must not to miss in your tour in Kyrgyzstan!

Another wonderful game you are going to see is the Kyrgyz is wrestling-alysh. It is same as Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. It requires endurance and power as well. There is also mental game as toguz korgool. In order to participate in this game, you must have a good logical thinking and smart mind in your tour in Kyrgyzstan.

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