This Sunday I spent a great time in company of horse breeders from Karachaevo-Csherkessia.
We were together at the informal conference in the picturesque place called
In the old days, before people built this tiny spa resort,
bees lived in the rock holes, behind the water.
A pool with mountain trout from the nearby river
We shall see horses of a rare Caucasian breed “karachaevskaya” – named after people living in the area
from the stud farm belonging to
Hasan Salgaparov (on the left)
This is a very beautiful scenery on both sides of road to his farm, on the big green plateau,
70 km from Honey waterfalls.
The yellow flowers on the photo are Caucasian Azalea, filling with fragrance the air.
The pictures below had been taken during the 1st National Horse Fair.
This fair is not only beautiful horses’ demonstration and sales.
It is a national holiday with dancers dressed in their folk clothes
The most exciting part of the fair is ‘dzhigitovka’ – the national art of riding with body tricks.
There are so many talented people everywhere!
Let modest appearance not to deceive you
a talented businessperson and owner of hundreds of beautiful horses.