Rights groups question Mongolia's use of child jockeys

Across Mongolia, 30,000 child jockeys compete in some of the world's longest horse races.

    Across Mongolia, 30,000 child jockeys compete in some of the world's longest horse races.

    But an increase in injuries and deaths have led human rights groups to question this centuries-old tradition.

    Al Jazeera's Drew Ambrose reports from Khentii province.


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