Kyrgyzstan’s Horses: Wings of Pride | Talk to Al Jazeera: In the Field

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There is a saying that every Kyrgyz man’s wings are his horse.

As the Kyrgyz people often define their national identity according to their rich nomadic past, we explore the valleys of Kyrgyzstan’s Tian Shan Mountains to find out why horses mean so much more than money and prestige; they are a way of life.

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Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, also known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan’s history spans a variety of cultures and empires.

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