Hohhot equestrian events get off on right hoof
Equestrians compete at the 1,000-meter speed race in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on July 12. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The equestrian events of the 11th Traditional Games of Ethnic Minorities of China kicked off in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on July 12.
A total of 25 equestrians in seven teams from Henan, Yunnan and other provinces and autonomous regions competed fiercely in a 1,000-meter speed race at the event.
More than 300 athletes, 360 horses and 13 camels are set to compete in speed racing, horseback riding and performance programs during the series, which ends on July 17.
Pan Qi contributed to this story.