Pulcritudinous (beautiful, comely) girl: Ashol Pan, Mongolia's only female eagle hunter (best larger)
The second contest of the day at the Eagle Festival was for the best Kazakh eagle, costume and horse harness. Ashol Pan is riding over to the judges, with the rest of the field waiting their turn in the rear.
Other photos from the Eagle Festival can be seen here: http://goo.gl/82dsNB
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