13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Medicine Horse Indian Relay team cleaning up Nelson.
Indian Relay Championships, Billings Montana, September 20th, 2015. Indian Relay, an extreme sport that existed before "extreme sport" is alive an well in Montana. Here the Medicine Horse Relay team cleans up Nelson, before repainting him for the championship race. Medicine Horse is a mostly Crow team, with Gina Marie Medicine Horse, the only female team head in the business.
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