In this year’s February, the city of Cologne (Germany) hosted the “Spoga Horse” International Equestrian Sports Exhibition, where Turkmenistan was represented by the stand organized by the errand of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.

An eloquent indicator of the world’s equestrian industry development, this annual exhibition is a showcase of all its tendencies and innovations. The exhibition lures leading professionals in horse breeding, large companies specialized in the sphere, equestrians and devotees of equestrian sports from every corner of the globe.

200 companies from 25 countries, which participated in this year’s exhibition, have demonstrated the sporting goods, equestrian’s outfits and riders’ equipage, a broad spectrum of grooming and stabling equipment, grooming products, fodder, accessories, books on horse-breeding.

Turkmenistan’s stand aroused lively interest of numerous visitors and participants of the horse show at the “Spoga Horse” International Exhibition. Beauty of the magnificent Akhalteke horses received enthusiastic welcoming from specialists, horse lovers and riders. Akhalteke horses were a showcase of our country’s stand. The stand presented also extensive materials about the unique Akhalteke horses, our country’s achievements in horse breeding and equestrian sports. Colorful illustrative materials about the present-day achievements of Turkmen horse breeders were backed up by the materials’ informative content-richness.

The exhibition included a broad business program with various presentations, conferences, “round table” meetings and other opportunities for the exchange of experience and making new business contacts. In the frames of the program, representatives of many specialized foreign companies held meetings with the Turkmen delegation and discussed the issues of establishing close cooperation between the relevant structures.

The potential foreign partners were informed in detail about the upcoming festivities and sport events on the occasion of Turkmen Horse Day the country will celebrate in late April.