Posts Tagged ‘horses’

Horseback riding Private tour with lunch at farmhouse

Cossacks Horseback riding private tour with lunch at farmhouse

Where can you go to ride a horse?

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Kalmyk Cossack camp

Cossacks Tourist center “Kalmyk Cossack camp”

A centuries-old culture is the soul of the nation. This is a real connection between generations. Cossacks have very rich historical and cultural heritage, which is useful to educate present and future Cossacks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hell’s devils: How Russia’s steppe warriors took on Napoleon’s armies

Hell’s devils: How Russia’s steppe warriors took on Napoleon’s armies

July 28, 2014 Alexander Vershinin, Special to RBTH

Direct descendants of the fearsome Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan, in the early 19th century Kalmyk cavalrymen were to play a significant role in driving Napoleon’s Grande Armée out of Russia and all the way back to Paris, with their ancient battle skills sowing confusion and terror in the French ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Golden horseman

Monument ‘Golden horseman’ [ Ru | Es ]


Golden horseman

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Caravan of camels passes through Kalmykia and surrounding areas

Kalmykia [ De | Ru | Es | It | Fr ] Caravan of camels passes through Kalmykia and surrounding areas. Route length 1200 km. The expedition includes: Kalmyk scientists Kalmyk youth and actors, said Yuri Sangadzhiev to Kalmyk Information Center ‘KalmykiaEU’. Read the rest of this entry »

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How married hero Ulan Khongr Scarlet Lion

Ulan Khongr Scarlet Lion Song 2.
How married hero Ulan Khongr Scarlet Lion

Noisy hordes of strongmen,
Six thousand twelve knights,
Seven held in the palace circles.
In addition, the gray-haired old men
There was, they say, a circle.
And the red-faced old women important
There was, they say, a circle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Equestrian sport, Kalmyk wrestling and bow shooting

Horse races 1-10 of May. Equestrian sport, Kalmyk wrestling and bow shooting

The event program:

Horse races for length 1200m, 1600m, 4800m; trot races for 3200m length;
horse run for 20 000m length;
Kalmyk wrestling;
bow shooting.
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Equestrian sport, Kalmyk wrestling and bow shooting in Ergeninsky

Horse races The 1st of May 10 a.m. an equestrian sport event takes place in an famous village Ergeninsky, Ketchenerov District, Kalmykia. It is dedicated to the Spring and Labour Holiday.

The event program:
Horse races for length 1200m, 1600m, 4800m;
trot races for 3200m length;
horse run for 20 000m length;
Kalmyk wrestling; Read the rest of this entry »

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The life of the nomads in Kalmykia

The life of the nomads in Kalmykia [ De | Ru | Fr | Es | It ]


The life of the nomads in Kalmykia
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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov offered a horse as a gift to Alexandra Kosteniuk for her win at the recent world championship

Кирсан Илюмжинов Women World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk was the guest of honor in Elista, Republic of Kalmykia, Russia in December 2008.

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov offered a horse as a gift to Alexandra Kosteniuk for her win at the recent world championship.

Women World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk also gave several simuls, including to the School of Iki-Chonos. Read the rest of this entry »

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World chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk visited Kalmykia

World chess champion in Elista, Kalmykia World chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk visited Kalmykia [ De | Ru | Es ]

At the invitation of the President of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, from 11 to 13 December Kalmyk Republic visited the world chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk, reports KalmykiaNews.

During his visit to the Buddhist republic the world chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk, met with the students of the Chess Academy of Elista.

World chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk gave two simultaneous display and gave a master class in the Kalmyk National Gymnasium. Read the rest of this entry »

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