Buddhist Monks Ride Horses To Venture Into The Mountain Regions : News Photo

Buddhist Monks Ride Horses To Venture Into The Mountain Regions

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CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - AUGUST 01: A young monk counts on paternoster as he chants at The Golden Horse Monastery at the Golden Horse Monastery (Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong) on August 1, 2011 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The monastery, founded by former Thai boxing champion Phra Kru Ba Neua Chai who became a Buddhist monk , takes in destitute children, training them in equestrian skills on horses, many of which have been saved from slaughterhouses, and Thai boxing. . (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
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CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - AUGUST 01: A young monk counts on paternoster as he chants at The Golden Horse Monastery at the Golden Horse Monastery (Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong) on August 1, 2011 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The monastery, founded by former Thai boxing champion Phra Kru Ba Neua Chai who became a Buddhist monk , takes in destitute children, training them in equestrian skills on horses, many of which have been saved from slaughterhouses, and Thai boxing. . (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
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