Horse racing in Transcarpathia (PHOTOS)
17 athletes from equestrian clubs of Uzhgorod, Kyiv, Yalta, the village of Zarichne (Crimea), the town of Velyky Berezny took part in the competition.
The racing started on the first of June. On that day athletes competed at distances of 40 and 80 km.
The first place at the distance of 80 km went to Dmytro Nikon riding Pegasus (horse-racing club "Silin", the city of Vasylkiv, Kyiv region). The second place - to Ivan Hryhorenko (equestrian club "Zarichne", Crimea) and the third place went to Anna Danila from the city of Yalta (equestrian club "Kozachy stan", Crimea).
As for the winners at the distance of 40 km, the results are as follows:
The first place - Yana Zharko, athlete of the equestrian club "Zarichne", Crimea, the second place - Artem Martynyuk, club "Opushky", Crimea, the third place - Yevhen Hryhorenko, equestrian club "Zarichne", Crimea.
On June 2, the athletes competed at the distance of 20 km. Here the winner was Idris Idrisov (equestrian club "Opushky", Crimea), the second place went to Kateryna Yezovska from the equestrian club "Silin," the city of Vasylkiv, Kyiv region. the third place - to Zhou Zhusi.
Horses of various breeds, including: Arabic, Don, Kabardian, English Thoroughbred, Hutsul and French sel, were presented at the competition.
The chief referee was Kateryna Shcherbyna - an International Judge, assisted by experienced team of judges and veterinarians of Ukraine.
Source: Press center of the RSA