19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dead Goat Polo 15

In Taldy-Bulak, a rider throws the goat into the tai kazan (goal). The men share great respect for the sacrificed animal despite the roughness of the action.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Talas, Kyrgyzstan
Copyright: © Alain Schroeder