Iraqi horse riders struggle to preserve an ancient tradition

In Iraq, tent pegging, which has great cultural significance for Iraqis and the wider region, has suffered for decades.

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    War and political instability in Iraq have held back its economic development for decades.

    Unsurprisingly, investment in sport has also suffered.

    One sport carrying great cultural significance for Iraq and the wider region and which has also suffered, is tent pegging.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Baghdad.


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