Travel by horse in Mongolia
Mounted on their remarkable horses, Chinggis Khaan and his army of skilled cavalry were able to conquer much of Asia and Eastern Europe, establishing the largest empire of the world.
For many centuries horse has been the main part of nomad’s life but still maintain their wild nature.
The horses In Mongolia live in herds, led by a stallion who guides the horses to water, shelter and safety. The horses are hardy and adapted to living out in temperatures that can reach -45c, and are able to forage for food in any conditions. Mongolian horses are small - growing to between 13hh and 14hh - but stocky and strong and great for endurance riding. Although n Mongolian horse is smaller than western and Arabian breeds it has strong muscles naturally intelligent and loyal to the owner.
Travelling by horse in Mongolia is not just an adventure or holiday, but it is the opportunity to explore the wilderness, great steppes and immersing yourself with a culture of nomads that you wanted to learn about. During a horseback riding expedition – learning new skills, pursuing your interests and of course just relaxing and enjoying the ride and company.