Two-day tent pegging starts at F-9 park

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 4 (APP): Two-day annual tent pegging competition in connection with Margalla Sports Festival has started here on Saturday at Fatima Jinnah Park.

Deputy Mayors of Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC) Syed Zeeshan Shah Naqvi, Ch Reffat Javed and Muhammad Azam Khan has formally inaugurated the event.

Talking to APP, Chief Organizer of the event Zeeshan Shah Naqvi said the tent Pegging competition has started at 4:00 p.m and will remain continue up to 11:00 PM on both days.

In order to avoid hot weather and to facilitate the riders and spectators these competitions will held in flood lights, he added.

He said in this event 400 horsemen across the country are participating with their beautiful horses and colorful dresses.

He said the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation will continue its efforts to provide healthy and recreational facilities to the residents.

Two days tent pegging competition will be participated by renowned teams and riders of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Punjab and Azad Kashmir.

Event includes Single, Double and Four Men- Team categories competition.

Different prizes will be distributed amongst the riders and teams on concluding ceremony.