Mongolian Horse Culture


Click each image to enlarge it and use the Back button of your browser to return to this page.


 


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


[ Home Page ]
copyright 2001 - 2002 by Lee Boyd



[ WU Home ] [ Directory ] [ A-Z Index ] [ Sitemap ] [ Contact WU ] [ Statements & Disclosures ] [ Accessibility ] [ Search ]
© 2015 Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621 785.670.1010
Contact webmaster@washburn.edu with questions or comments.