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By Sienna Craig

ISBN-10: 0861715179

ISBN-13: 9780861715176

a young account - by means of turns cultural exploration and memoir of a tender woman's firsthand event of switch and continuity in a single of the worlds such a lot distant areas, throughout the lens of the pony and "horse culture."

At nineteen, Sienna Craig made her first enterprise deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan quarter of Nepal, within the rainshadow of the Himalayas. As an equestrian and a buddhing anthropologist, she sought not just to appreciate what it was once wish to depend upon horses to navigate in the course of the windswept valleys and plains of excessive Asia, but in addition to know how horses lent aspiring to the lives of the Mustangi humans. via residing and dealing with neighborhood Tibetan medical professionals, veterinarians, and different horse specialists, in addition to the deep friendships she shaped, Sienna started to comprehend the region's historical past, and how existence in Mustang used to be being reworked within the face of temendous social, political, and fiscal shifts. She discovered a lot approximately herself and her life's direction via her yr in Mustang - a spot that got here to think, for all its foreignness, like home.

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