Africa

Horse racing becomes national sport in Lesotho

The southern African country of Lesotho is turning its age-old pastime of horse riding into a national sport. The goal is to preserve the riding culture with national races, but money problems are standing in the way.

The southern African country of Lesotho is turning its age-old pastime of horse riding into a national sport.

The goal is to preserve the riding culture with national races, but money problems are standing in the way.

Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from the Leribe district in Lesotho.

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