Siborongborong Horse Race is a sports event of horse racing packed with traditional ceremonies and Batak show games. The racetrack is only 20 minutes from Silangit International Airport. To see it on the map, click here.
Before the race starts, spectators enjoy ceremonial shows such as Tapanuli dance. The race mixes all ages of jockeys. It also has no rules on the types of horses and equipment to use. In other words, the race does not require certain standards such as hats, helmets, shoe pants, and saddles. When a jockey falls, he is welcome to return to the race. It is a fun race, but there are also winners and prizes.
What to Expect
Entrance fee is Rp 20,000 ($1.50) per person. To see the schedule and reserve a ticket, see Events.