Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan to host National Indigenous and Endurance Championship
Eighth National Indigenous and Endurance Championship will be held on March 31 and April 1 in Jhunjhunu of Rajasthan instead of Jaipur as long as the horse race track is not available in the city, reported Rajasthan Patrika.
events in this horse show will be strictly for the indigenous breed
of horses like Marwari, Kathiawari, Sindhi, Manipuri, Spiti and
Zanskari. According to the organizers of the event, all horses would
have to be registered free of charge by the identification papers for
which facility will be available on the venue grounds.
Marwari horses of Rajasthan
are going be the main attraction of the
show. A Marwari horse is a rare breed of horse from the Marwar region
of the state characterised by inward-turning ear tips. This type of
horse comes in all equine colours and at times with pinto patterns
popular with serious buyers and breeders. It is known for its
hardiness and a natural ambling gait. It is said that the Marwari
horses descended from native Indian ponies crossed with Arabian
of horse in hand, reval chal, 150 meters run, dancing, decoration,
tent pegging in Indian style with lance or sword, tent pegging
comprising of 4 riders, show jumping, acrobatic riding, endurance
runs of 60 to 120 kms will be the main highlights of the show.
the entertainment of the spectators some gymkhana events like barrel
racing, jalebi race, musical chairs, needle and thread race, ball and
bucket race and sandle and haystack race will also be organized.