National Vágta: Kecskemét’s riding lady won the 16th National Vágta
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Publication date: 02.10.2023 07:00 | Updated: 02.10.2023 07:00
Szilvásvárad – Amazing programs complement the traditional event. A racer from Bahrain won the international race.
Tamara Toth, a rider from Kecskimet, won the 16th National Vajta Final with her horse Galaxy on Sunday evening at the Lipica Equestrian Center in Zelvásvarad.
The winner is Tamara Toth, Pakse Keskun County competitor, winner of the Vagta National Race – Photo: MTI/Péter Komka
Tamara Toth, a competitor from Pax Keskun County, who won the title of Fastest Rider of 2023, received the National Wanderer Vajta Award, a hussar sword from 1848, a Hadik Husar figurine from Herend and a Golden Sarkantio Award at the ceremony. The victory blanket was spread on the back of his horse named Galaxy.
In the final, Tamara Voros, Ácsteszér rider, took second place, Viktória Zboray, Adorján rider, took third place, and Árpád Csíki, Szentkirály rider, came in fourth place.
In Kishuszár Vágta, Szentkirály rider Anna Julia Roses won the final on her horse Nárcisz, ahead of Szikszó, Sarkad and Fülöpszállás.
In the Fogatvágta final, three people started, and first place was won for the fifth time by the pair of Tieger Endre and the younger Tieger Endre in the colors of the Dombóvár Sütvényi stud.
In the afternoon, the final of the international race was also held, and was won by the knight of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mahmoud Muhammad Jar Muhammad Raed. The Republic of Croatia’s jockey, Tina Belsic, took second place, and the United Kingdom’s jockey, Dan Martin, came in third. The competitor from the Netherlands took fourth place. The riders started with the original Hungarian horse breed, the Lipica horses.
Actors Peter Bax and Gabor Krajnik Balog and dancer Krzysztjan Szczesny competed in this year’s Charity Race of the Stars, with the winner being Gabor Krajnik Balog, who donated his prize to the Bottyán Equus Hungária Horse and Dog Home.
The winner of the Kocsitolo competition was the cart-pushing team Abony, the Lófő team from Transylvania took second place, and the Iváni Lóbarátok Egyesület team took third place.
The event was accompanied by a presentation by the Dragoons of the National Cavalry Unit, the Honved Hussar Unit and the Emergency Police, as well as a performance of the Five Prairie and the Pony, a display of the Battle Scene 1848-1849, a production of the Pusztai Róka Nomád Society for the Preservation of Traditions, a performance by the Győr Devil Riders, and a Fairy Garden, colored Also with a historical horse show.
After the festive awards ceremony, he said goodbye to the National Vágta Szilvásvárad led by the stallion. This year’s competition commemorated the “Unsung Knights of ’48” who bore witness to patriotism and courage.