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The Great Buffalo Rodeo Show- Yee Haa!

Tamu Besar- the Buffalo Rodeo segment of the event.

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Buck Off!

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Tribal Spectacular

A picture collection of the Horse Extravaganza way back in October, 2009, in Kota Belud, Sabah.

In the Eye of the Horse

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Dumbos in Borneo

Regarded as a sub-species of the Asian elephants, the Borneo elephants are distinguished by their smaller sizes, larger ears and longer tails with babyish faces. But, somehow, they all look the same to me. Pardon me for the ignorance.

When I See An Elephant Fly

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Billy the Kid

The Kid fom Kota Belud

Scene of  Tamu Besar Horse Parade, Kota Belud- 25 Nov., 2009

 

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Trooping the Colour, Borneo Style

Kota Belud, “waaaah!”, the land of horses & buffalos (it could easily be the land of milk & honey). So, here it begins the story of the “Five Horsemen On the Prairie“. First thing first, let’s meet our world-famous horseman of Kota Belud. I have seen pictures of this old gentleman countless times, each time he still conjures up the image of the  “wow!” factor.  There it is, I am still insisting on putting up a picture of this gentleman with a photogenic “wow!” factor. He could have been our superstar!

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Me & My Horse Named "Neigh!"

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The Dog Days of Summer

A scene of tranquility by the Kalangadan restaurant near to the Kinabalu Park at the new break of dawn.

Two Als And A Lab

Two Als And A Lab

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Blazing Saddle

The horses in Kota Belud are often referred to as the pony horses for the reason of their being a crossbreed between the pony and horse. I would still  regard them as the pure-bred horses as they do not resemble the pony in any way . Their sizes may just about give the clue away as they are  considered to be of smaller size than the normal horses you would usually see in the West.

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Hello There!

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