The Akhal-Teke is Turkmenistan's beloved horse, a national treasure. Their horses are their greatest pride... as well as the foundation of their entire culture. From the past to the present, Turkmen equestrianism is widely displayed in artwork, architecture, music... and even their currency! Every year in Ashgabat competitions are held of the Akhal-Teke horse in art. The categories are: Paintings Statues Carpets Horse jewelry ( see the Traditional Tack page)
Akhal-Teke horse paintings:
Here are some samples and details of some of the paintings.