Buddhist Monks Ride Horses To Venture Into The Mountain Regions

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A young monk from the Golden Horse Monastery rides a horse during... News PhotoChiang Rai Province,Day,Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Monk - Religious Occupation,Religion,Responsibility,Riding,ThailandPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Athit PerawongmethaCHIANG RAI, THAILAND - AUGUST 01: A young monk from the Golden Horse Monastery rides a horse during afternoon duty 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)