How do Mongols train their world famous horses.

Horse racing is a serious business in Mongolia. Horses race long distances from 15–25km, so they need to be in excellent shape to compete. It is a lot of work and few monetary rewards.

A friend of mine trains his horses not far from the city. I have asked him why does he do it if there are very few rewards. His answer was that his father loved horses and he trained many of them…