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Akhal-Teke horses appear at exhibition

2012-04-30 02:00:22 GMT2012-04-30 10:00:22(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A jockette poses for photos next to an Akhal-Teke horse named Heifeng at a photography exhibition in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, April 29. Two Akhal-Tekes, each worth 15 million yuan (2.3 million U.S. dollars), appeared at a photography exhibition in Jinan on Sunday. The Akhal-Teke, nicknamed "sweat blood horse" in China, is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. These horses are thought to be one of the oldest surviving horse breeds, and there are currently about 3,000 Akhal-Tekes in the world. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

Photo taken on April 29, 2012 shows an Akhal-Teke horse at a photography exhibition in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province. Two Akhal-Tekes, each worth 15 million yuan (2.3 million U.S. dollars), appeared at a photography exhibition in Jinan on Sunday. The Akhal-Teke, nicknamed "sweat blood horse" in China, is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. These horses are thought to be one of the oldest surviving horse breeds, and there are currently about 3,000 Akhal-Tekes in the world. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

Photo taken on April 29, 2012 shows an Akhal-Teke horse named Zhuifeng at a photography exhibition in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province. Two Akhal-Tekes, each worth 15 million yuan (2.3 million U.S. dollars), appeared at a photography exhibition in Jinan on Sunday. The Akhal-Teke, nicknamed "sweat blood horse" in China, is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. These horses are thought to be one of the oldest surviving horse breeds, and there are currently about 3,000 Akhal-Tekes in the world. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)

Two Akhal-Tekes, each worth 15 million yuan (2.3 million U.S. dollars), appeared at a photography exhibition in Jinan on Sunday. The Akhal-Teke, nicknamed "sweat blood horse" in China, is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. These horses are thought to be one of the oldest surviving horse breeds, and there are currently about 3,000 Akhal-Tekes in the world.

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