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Horse race in Assam
 
 
   

Horse race in Assam

Image Id: INPA24021415

Photo Credit: Indian Photo Agency (InPA)

Photographer: Luit Chaliha

Photo Location: Jorhat, Assam, India

Created Date: 2014-02-24

Caption:
Jorhat, Assam, India, February 23, 2014: Missing tribal jockeys take part at the “Governor’s Cup Race” organised as part of the historical Jorhat Race in Jorhat, Assam, India, on February 23, 2014. Carrying forward the century-old horse racing organised by British officials in 1877, the equestrian skills of Mising riders are put to test once again in the open field of Gymkhana Club on Sunday with more than 100 participants. The race has been organised every year for preservation of the horse breed that is found in nearby areas along the Brahmaputra bank of the State. Photo Credit: Indian Photo Agency (InPA)