One step to Olympus
¹ 11-12 (2011)
The Krasnodar hippodrome is one of the oldest in Russia, its history has begun since 1868. Now, it is one of the five largest hippodromes in the country, and, according to the results of work for last year, it is recognized the best in Russia for number of the English thoroughbred tested horses. Tests of horses enter a new stage of development, competition for the Cup of the governor of Krasnodar territory, the Big Krasnodar prize «Derby'; the Big prize»OKS" gathered the best horsemen from all Russia and abroad.
«Unfortunately, Russia has lost superiority in equestrian sport for the last years, says the general director of a hippodrome Igor Vasilyev. Preparation of sportsmen and horses for competitions of the Olympic level in classical sports show jumping, taking the barrier, dressage, horse riding takes many years, demands high professional level of the trainers, talented young sportsmen, financially supported material resources. In Europe the horse market is the huge industry working
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