A 53-year-old shaman of the Tsaatan or Reindeer people. Ulaan Tolgoi, Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. GORDON WILTSIE/National Geographic Creative
Professional photographer Massimo Rumi captured the when he travelled to the region to witness the occasion first-hand, Altai, Mongolia. Racing through the mountain range on horseback, the Kazakh people of the Altai Region in Western Mongolia practice their ancient tradition of hunting with golden eagles.