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The game, involving 50 horse riders charging at and trying to pick up a dead goat, took place almost at nightfall. I hope these blurred pictures can give some idea of the mayhem involved!
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July 28th 2010
Imagine fifty horseback riders from the wilds of Kyrgyzstan, drunk on adrenaline and fermented horse milk. Imagine a 500m pitch on a mountain slope strewn with boulders, bushes and ditches. Imagine the carcass of a goat, deprived of its head and limbs, in a circle in the middle of the pitch. Imagine the shout that signals the beginning of the game and the stampede that follows; the yelling, the fu ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstani Flag A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
2nd August 2010

On the contrary! Being semi-blurred perfectly conveys the rapid movement within the scene and there's just enough detail preserved to show the context. Nice shot - even if it isn't intentional..

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