Tag: Mongolian horses

Mongolia Monday – Then and Now 2

I thought I’d start off the New Year with the subject that’s most near and dear to Mongolians’ hearts –  horses. Here’s an old photo from the late 1920’s, taken on one of Roy Chapman Andrews’ Central Asiatic Expeditions: Here’s a horse I saw this past September: And […]

Mongolia Monday: The Five Snouts, Part 5

At last we come to the most important “Snout” of all for Mongolians, the horse. I was told that Mongolians sing about three things: the land, their mothers and their horses. The classic Mongolian musical instrument is the “morin khuur” or horse-headed violin. Here are some that I […]