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Mr Haggerty took part in an endurance race, the Wild Coast, and met people there that helped him to apply to become a photographer at the Mongol Derby.
October 12, 2019
KINROSS – It is not everyone who gets selected to be an official photographer at the Mongol Derby in Mongolia in Far East Asia.
Mr Ian Haggerty was chosen as a photographer and recently returned from his trip to Mongolia.
The Mongol Derby is an equestrian endurance race that extends over 1 000km through the Mongolian Steppe (grassland eco region) and is known as the world’s longest horse race.
He described the derby as an incredible adventure for both the crew and the horse riders.
“I do not think anyone, especially the riders, can explain to people what they have to go through and have people actually understand,” said Mr Haggerty.
“You have to experience it for yourself to truly grasp it...”
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