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Dear Akhal-Teke breeders and fans!

All Russian Research Institute of Horse-breeding (VNIIK)
Association of Akhal-Teke breeding (AATK)
Olympic Sport Center “Planernaia”
Museum of Horse-breeding, Moscow

invite you to

V World Championship of Pureblood Akhal-Teke horses and VI International Sport Meeting of breeders and amateurs of Akhal-Teke horses, that will take place on August 15-17, 2003, Equine Sport Center "Planernaia",
Moscow, Russia.


- Breed Show of Purebred Akhal-Teke horses “World Championship 2003”
- Virtual International Breed Show of Purebred Akhal-Teke horses (new!)
- Contest for the quality of movements for young horses
- Show-jumping competition for pure- and partbred Akhal-Teke horses.
- Dressage competition for pure- and partbred Akhal-Teke horses
- Endurance races
- Contest for the best decoration of horse and rider
- Contests for the best advertising stand between breeding farms (new!)
- Contest for the best handler

Dear participants of the Meetings and Championships!

Please, be advised that some changes of the rules and regulations of the meetings have been done. Several new events have been included in the program of the International Akhal-Teke Breed Show and Sport Meeting, which will allow you to present your stables and horses in a more diversified manner, as well as provide you more opportunities for advertising your horses and breeding farms:
1) Virtual exhibition for the title “Virtual Breed Champion”
2) Contest for the best exhibition stand between Akhal-Teke breeding farms.
3) Video advertisement of horses for sale, breeding, sport will be running non-stop during the World Championship of Akhal-Teke horses in Moscow.
4) Several amendments have been made to the International Horseracing Competition in Piatigorsk, including procedure for awarding traditional prizes. A system of paid registration has been introduced, which increases the prize fund for the races.

For the first time you will be able to take advantage of the following unique opportunities:
-Presenting video recording of as many of your horses as you wish for judging your horses by the Show expert committee. You will receive official evaluations of your horses, certificates, diplomas and/or other official competition-related documents. To do so, participate in the Virtual Akhal-Teke Breed Show for the title “Virtual Champion of the World”.

-Advertising your horse breeding farms and sport clubs for free in front of a large audience. To do so, participate in the contest for the best advertising stand. A 1x1.5-meter advertising stand will be offered to you free of charge for the contest, and for an additional fee you may reserve more stands.

-Video advertisement will be organized for the first time at the International Akhal-Teke Breed Show and Sport Meeting. To take part in it, please, send us a video recording of the horses you intend to sell, as well as those you want to advertise for breeding or other purposes. You should prepare your video according to the format outlined for "Virtual Champion of the World"
, or according to any other format that you feel is more effective. The length of your recording should not exceed five - six minutes for each horse. There is a fee for participating in these video advertisements. All video advertisements will be shown non-stop during the event, starting at the time when the Credentials Committee begins its work.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

President: Pochenchuk A.V.
Members: Sukhachev D.P., Kuznetcova Y.N., Abramova N.V., Zernova G.V.

Contact phones:
Tel.: (in Moscow) (095) 976-1003 or 570-5457 – Julia N. Kuznetsova (Russian language only, sorry)
Fax: (in Moscow) (095) 326-2762 – Nadezhda V. Abramova


Address for mail correspondence:
321128 Russia, Ryazanskaya Oblast, Rybnovskiy Region, p/o VNIIK (All Russian Horse Breeding Research Institute), Akhal-Teke Horse Breeding Association

Directions to the Olympic Sport Center “Planernaia”, Moscow: Take Metro to the station "Rechnoy vokzal" (green line), then take a minibus # 105 till the stop Olympic Sport Center “Planernaia”.

Should you have questions regarding the meeting, please, contact the organizational committee or fill out the form here.

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