Buzkashi, Sport Horse Full of Blood

Buzkashi, Sport Horse Full of Blood:
The nations of Central Asia have a hard sport since centuries ago. Horse dragging a headless goat. Sounds cruel? Since it was banned Taliban.

This sport diebut Buzkashi, in many places ranging from Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, northern Pakistan, to India.


Buzkashi is arguably the combination of polo and rugby (or football in the United States). Consists of two equestrian team, using the carcass of a headless goat - called bus - instead of the ball.

Before you used to play, the carcass was soaked in cold water for 24 hours. Sometimes sand is put into it to give extra weight. Once the game starts, the two teams that compete to win riding the bus, just like rugby but fight on horseback.

If a player manages to grab the bus, so he galloped around the flag at the end of the field (called Bayrak) and put a headless carcass into the chalk circle called Daira hallal.

Certainly not as easy as that. The rider usually carries ambuk opponents to intimidate opponents horse and rider. This sport is becoming increasingly sound cruel because the rules are applied very loosely, often there are players who are injured or fall taxable whip and the horse stepped on an opponent.


Because of that, the players usually wear heavy clothing and head protection that are not easily injured when beaten opponent.

Remarkably, the winner in this race not just to make money, even the car or home. However, the game can last a few days.

Buzkashi players trained for years by the Master buzkashi called chapandaz. They are experienced people with an average age of 40 years. In addition, players need a well-trained horse. Price of a horse can reach USD 10,000 to 15,000.

When the Taliban came to power, this sport was banned in areas under their control, but but can be found in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Now since the Taliban fell, buzkashi lively again in different regions of Central Asia.

Sources: sec

Buzkashi, Sport Horse Full of Blood