12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dry run for the main race

At Shonpur, Bihar, India, these two gentlemen coax their horses on as they prepare for the main race, which will showcase the prowess of these equines. The Shonpur Cattle Fair is Asia's largest cattle fair, believed to be almost 2000 years old.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Shonpur (near Patna), India
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Copyright: © Rajarshi Bandyopadhyay