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The grasslands of Mongolia for millennia home to a small tough breed. The people still live as nomads and thus their main means of transportation is the horse. The horses are used as mounts or as pack animals. How long does it already gives these small, tough horses can not say exactly, but you can find the first descriptions of the Mongolian horse already 2000 BC. In the literature, the Mongolian horse race is specified as one of the oldest on Earth. The Mongolian horse only allowed Dshingges - Khan and his successors, the great military success and the expansion of the Mongol Empire. In Mongolia today more horses than inhabitants still live.read more
Mongolian horses endure the harsh climate of Mongolia all the time outdoors. That it has hardened, but also easily wild. Each horse must, after it was captured by the free pastures again, will only be used once again to the bridle and the saddle. Is this done, it follows the rider unconditionally. The Mongolian horse is relatively calm and therefore also for the beginner riders an optimum horse. If one has only once concluded with the Mongolian horse "Friendship", we have a reliable partner for the entire trip. Mongolian horses are not very large. The shoulder height is an average of 1.25 to 1.45 cm. For the Europeans, they act more like real wild horses. Overall, they have a rather squat appearance, which is caused by the relatively large head and low physique.read more
The south is home to the camels. Large animals usually a bit shaggy hair. They scour the Gobi and are still an important means of transport. The Story of the Weeping Camel, by chance arose, comes to life in the Gobi. Quiet and majestic looking the animals make their way through the desert. With the camel to get something out, means time have - the slowness of being - creates room for other considerations. Things that are often overlooked, now back closer to the Focus. The time to talk or tea is all.read more
The riding trails are suitable for beginners. Move you are all the time experienced Mongolian horse breeders aside, which ensure your safety and well-being and, incidentally, also represent the typical Mongolian steppe life in typical ways.read more
Horse / camel tours
The oldest form of transportation in Mongolia is still important today. Although the modern pressure is enormous, the horse has its firm place in the nomadic culture. You will ride mainly in the Mongolian grasslands on horseback. In the south, so in the Gobi, on the other hand, the camel is the main means of transport. Our riding tours are designed so that you do not necessarily need great riding experience.
The impressive nature active enjoy. For the ambitious hikers Mongolia has a variety of different landscapes. The Gobi desert, the endless grasslands, mountain regions in the nature or the unknown Mongolia in the northeast. Steppenfuchs Travel has put together a combination of horseback riding and hiking, which is run in one of the most beautiful landscapes of Mongolia.
Riding in Mongolia, which is the optimal combination for the horse lover. When you riding, you will experience the landscape much more intense, certainly has many contacts with the nomads. Our path leads through the beautiful green and wild grass steppe in the Orkhon valley, past clear streams, over hills and through wide valleys.
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