Horse Fighting

Horse Fighting
Southeast Sulawesi

This lively event in Southeast Sulawesi is found only in Raha (Muna Island). Fighting is held on the ceremonies occasion, mainly during thanks giving ceremonies, to welcome honored guest, or upon special requests. A feminine horse will be pulled in front of two horses. All horses will fight each other to get the feminine horse. While these contents were previously held in open fields, in around populated areas, today they are conducted in reserved compounds and tracks.

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