1. Khangai Herds: winter racing

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    Near the capital of Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, horses and jockeys race in winter temperatures of more than minus 30 degrees Celcius. The child jockeys often have blemishes on their cheeks from frost…

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    • Khangai Herds 9: The Naadam

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      This ninth segment of Khangai Herds features an important event on any Mongolian herder's calendar: the Naadam. This is a festival celebrating the strength and prowess of herder and horse. …

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      • Khangai Herds 8: Training for Naadam

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        The eighth segment of Khangai Herds features the training of racehorses for the national festival of Mongolia, the Naadam. A feisty two-year-old horse is ridden by the young herder Saikhanaa in preparation…

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        • Khangai Herds 6: A Day in the Life

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          This fifth segment of Khangai Herds features a day in the life of a Mongolian herding woman, who has ten children and twenty-six grandchildren. It is spring and she is caring full-time for a six…

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          • Khangai Herds 4: moving encampments

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            This fourth segment of Khangai Herds features two separate nomadic family encampments in the valleys of the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. Extended families move with the dramatic change of seasons…

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            • Khangai Herds 3: Saikhanaa and the Horses

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              This is the third installment of Khangai Herds, featuring herders and herd animals in the Khangai Mountains of Mongolia. This segment follows on from 'Saikhanaa and the Calves'. After…

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              • Khangai Herds 2: Saikhanaa and the Calves

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                This second segment of Khangai Herds features Saikhanaa the herder interacting with yak calves during milking time in the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. He indicates which calves belong to their…

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                • Khangai Herds 1: Saikhanaa the Herder

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                  This first segment introduces the young Mongolian herder Saikhanaa. He lives with his mother in a herding encampment with a more prosperous family, Choijo and Naraa's extended family. Saikhanaa…

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                  • Khangai Herds 7: Medicinal Treatment

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                    This fifth segment of Khangai Herds shows how the Mongolian herder, Lhagva, treats her herd animals using medicinal herbs. This segment also shows the ritual and ceremony surrounding an important…

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                    • Khangai Herds 5: Lhagva the Herder

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                      This is the fifth segment of 'Khangai Herds', featuring herders and their herd animals co-existing together in the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. Lhagva sings a song about her venerable…

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