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 Gina McKnight

India’s Tilwara Horse & Camel Fair: An Interview with Anish Gajjar, Equestrian Extraordinaire

India’s Tilwara Horse & Camel Fair: An Interview with Anish Gajjar, Equestrian Extraordinaire

It’s almost time for the annual Tilwara Horse & Camel Fair, held in southwest Rajasthan, 145 kms from Jodhpur, India’s heartland for Indian breed indigenous horses. The fair commences at the end of India’s ‘Holi’ festival, usually in the month of March, and continues for a fortnight. Tilwara is a pivotal event for India’s horse […]

 Gina McKnight

The Legendary Bhavani Villa Marwari Stud Farm of Danta, India

The Legendary Bhavani Villa Marwari Stud Farm of Danta, India

Situated near the Gujarat-Rajasthan border in the foothills of the Aravalli mountain range, Danta Stud Farm is comprised of the royal house of Danta, one of India’s prestigious royal families. His Highness, H.H. Mahipendra Singh, Maharana and proprietor, is a world renowned equestrian and breeder of India’s indigenous Marwari horses. The beauty of the Danta […]

 Gina McKnight

The Colors of Pushkar

The Colors of Pushkar

India’s Premier Camel & Horse Fair

The morning is arriving at Pushkar ka Mela. Camels, horses, cattle, natives, and tourists begin bartering for a morning drink and a place in the sand. It is the time of year to admire India’s finest herd animals. The Pushkar Fair is a ten-day fortnight event held from the Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the […]