By Sienna Craig
At nineteen, Sienna Craig made her first enterprise deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan zone of Nepal, within the rainshadow of the Himalayas. As an equestrian and a buddhing anthropologist, she sought not just to appreciate what it used to be wish to depend upon horses to navigate during the windswept valleys and plains of excessive Asia, but in addition to understand how horses lent intending to the lives of the Mustangi humans. via dwelling and dealing with neighborhood Tibetan medical professionals, veterinarians, and different horse specialists, in addition to the deep friendships she shaped, Sienna started to comprehend the region's historical past, and how existence in Mustang used to be being reworked within the face of temendous social, political, and financial shifts. She realized a lot approximately herself and her life's direction via her yr in Mustang - a spot that got here to think, for all its foreignness, like home.