Horse Racing Festival

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Daniel Byers

In a traditional Mustangi horse-racing festival, it's not just the men who drink - they feed the horses grain alcohol as well. Here, a traditionally-dressed horse racer gains on a more modernly dressed contender. Somehow, galloping bareback with hands and feet splayed, this drunken rider stays mounted.

Location: Muktinath, Nepal


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