Tens of thousands of horses gallop on snowy grassland in Xinjiang

Ecns.cn | Updated: 2019-12-26 10:57
Tourists in Northwest China's Zhaosu county in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, witnessed a splendid scene of tens of thousands of horses galloping in a snowy grassland. [Photo/China News Service]

Zhaosu county is dubbed by Chinese people as the "Home to Horses from Heaven". Normally, these horses are fed in stables. But herdsmen occasionally release them to run on the vast grassland to exercise their bodies, which has gradually become one of the main attractions for tourists. In winter, the local government regularly gathers these horses together to form a grand scene the majestic creatures thundering across the grassland.

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