Local Horse Race
Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Posted in Response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move
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May 10, 2014 at 3:46 pm
May 10, 2014 at 10:48 pm
May 10, 2014 at 4:44 pm
this is one of the places I want to see, Mongolia.
May 10, 2014 at 10:49 pm
it was amazing!
May 11, 2014 at 1:35 am
It must have been amazing to be there
May 11, 2014 at 2:19 am
It definitely was!
May 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm
So much drama in the photograph. This is a race on an epic scale! What an experience to watch this 😉
May 17, 2014 at 1:47 am
I couldn’t believe all the jockeys were kids!
May 18, 2014 at 7:55 am
NO WAY!!! I didn’t pick up on that. That is INCREDIBLE! Such skill and bravery. I tried horse riding but never got to the stage where they gallop! Hats off to these jockeys.
May 19, 2014 at 4:48 am
I was told that all Mongolian children are taught to ride even before they’ve learned to walk! I can’t verify that this is true, but all the jockeys I saw were definitely not adults.
May 19, 2014 at 11:05 am
I can see the logic there for sure as this mode of transport is speedier than walking! What an accomplishment for a young person 😉
May 20, 2014 at 4:09 am
Quite! I was in definite awe. 🙂
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