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The Mongol Derby | A Brief Guide

by Yahoo Travel 2:16 mins

The Mongol Derby | A Brief Guide

by Yahoo Travel 2:16 mins

http://www.mongolderby.com - the world's longest and toughest horse race is a recreation of Genghis Khan's legendary and ancient postal system that spanned an empire. Racing on semi-wild Mongolian horses, riders take on 1000 kilometres of Mongolian wilderness, via a network of 25 horse stations put in place especially for the race and manned by nomadic families and herdsman. Riders changes horses every 40 kilometres, meaning almost 1000 horses are involved in the race.

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