The annual Horse Racing Festival.
This horse is 12 years old, and a five-time champion at the festival.
Riders at the festival are typically seven to ten years old.
The festival lasts for seven days.
The 8-km race is starting soon.
Over 200 horses participate in the race.
The 12-year-old horse comes in fifth this time.
The Saga Dawa Festival.
Held on the 15th day of the 4th month on the Tibetan calendar.
A prayer flag pole.
Raising of the pole is witnessed by over ten thousand people.
A sheep ranch at altitude above 5,000 metres.
Pikas also live here.
Their Chinese name means “mouse-like rabbit”.
Tibetan sand fox.
They feed on pikas.
The surface of the lake is frozen.
Sheep have to travel further for food.