21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Pride of the fastest horse - A Mongolian family portrait

This is a portrait of a Mongolian nomad family. They were the owners of the "fastest horse" in the Arkhangai Province. The trophies above their heads are the their horse's many accomplishments, of which they are proud of.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Zavhkhan / Tosontsengel, Mongolia
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Marie Iwasaki