Buzkashi, which is also called kokpar, is a sport in which riders on horses attempt to drag a goat carcass toward the goal. Buzkashi is played around Central Asia, usually in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and also Iran. It is the national sport of Afghanistan.
The riders usually wear heavy clothing and head protection to protect themselves from whips and boots. As per the Afghan Olympic Federation, the game is played on a field with a square layout, which is 400 meters on each side. Each team should have 10 riders each, but only five riders can play each half.