On September 22, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba attended an International Equestrian Tournament for the “Cup of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia” in the village of Bzyb.
Before the start of the competition, the Head of State laid flowers at the monument to the horse riders who died during the Patriotic War of the People of Abkhazia.
The tournament consisted of seven races. The winner of the race for the Prize of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia was a horse named Zapret (“Ban”) under the control of jockey Myrzabek Kappushev and horse-owner Beslan Abkhazava.
Showcase national games, such as darts and horse football, took place as part of the tournament.