Buddhist Monks Ride Horses To Venture Into The Mountain Regions

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Young monks pull horses at the Golden Horse Monastery on August 1,... News PhotoChiang Rai Province,Horizontal,Horse,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Monk - Religious Occupation,Pulling,Religion,ThailandPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Athit PerawongmethaCHIANG RAI, THAILAND - AUGUST 01: Young monks pull horses 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)