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About Gymkhanas


Definition:- gym-kha-na (jim ka'na), n., pl. -nas. 
1. any of various special sporting or athletic events, as field day for equestrians or a gymnastics exhibition. 
2. a place where any such event is held.
3. a competition in which sports cars are timed as they travel on a closed course that requires much manoeuvring.

-Random House Webster's Dictionary
The word gymkhana is said to have originated from the words 'gym' for athletic events and the Indian word 'khana' for court or an area where events are held.
Gymkhana!  Also known as: Games on Horseback, Mounted Games, Games.

Types of events you might find at a Gymkhana

FLAG RACE
STAKE RACE
CUP & FLAG

 BENDING RACE

BARREL RACE

APPLE IN STRAW


Apple in Straw  Musical Tins

Egg and Spoon Race

Riding

 

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