Chapter 17. Racing Tuvinian Nomads


Inga Eres-oolovna Mendot1, Ella Eres-oolovna Mendotand Emma Eres-oolovna Mendot2
1Department of Physical Culture, Tuva State University, Kyzyl, Republic of Tyva of the Russian Federation
2Department of physical education, Tuva State University, Kyzyl, Republic of Tyva of the Russian Federation

Part of the book: Applications of Traditional Equestrian Sports in the World


This chapter considers the horse racing of the steppe nomads of the Tuvan people, which has long been a part of the national physical culture and physical exercises, as a component of the national sport, guided by traditions and customs, everyday experience, and everyday work. The creator of traditional physical culture and sports is a nomadic people who have created material and spiritual values and the wealth of society through their work.

Keywords: ethnosport, ethnoculture, tradition, customs, history, horse racing, game, competitions, physical culture, physical exercises, values, equestrian sports


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