A Kashmiri man on a horse rides past walls of snow on the Zojila Pass, about 68 miles north of Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday. The Srinagar-Leh national highway connecting Ladakh to the Kashmir Valley was re-opened to traffic Saturday after remaining closed for nearly six months. Dar Yasin/AP

Horses around the World: Kashmir

Featured Image: A Kashmiri man on a horse rides past walls of snow on the Zojila Pass, about 68 miles north of Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday. The Srinagar-Leh national highway connecting Ladakh to the Kashmir Valley was re-opened to traffic Saturday after remaining closed for nearly six months. Dar Yasin/AP

Horses suffer at the hands of the unjust and morally corrupt in America no doubt, but horses endure even harsher conditions, particularly as pack and work animals, around the world. The horse pictured above is probably used not only for work but also for transport. —Ed.

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