Kyrzygstan – Kokboru
One of the most popular sports in Central Asia is kokboru. It is also known under names like kokpar and buzkashi, depending on the region. Having been a nomadic society for thousands of years, horse riding is a strong part of Central Asian culture. In a match of kokboru, two teams of players on horse back try to score points by throwing a goat carcass in each other's goals. After the game, the goat is given to the winning team and used for food.