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|A Mongolian in traditional dress mounted on his favorite horse.|
|Saddle and bridle may be ornamented with silver.|
|Horses' manes may be roached and the hair braided to make the ropes binding a ger.|
|Races are typically 30 km long and the jockeys are children. Prizes are given to those who finish in the top 25%.|
|Horses are caught by means of an yrak, a pole with a noose at the end.|
|These incredible horsemen pride themselves on being able to pick up an yrak from the ground at a full gallop.|
|The Appaloosa coat pattern is seen in Mongolian herds, and is evidently not unique to North America.|