Kyrgyzstan's national sport, Kok-boru (Buzkashi) is a traditional Central Asian game where players grab a goat carcass from the ground while riding their horses and try to score by placing it in their opponent's goal.

Here we have some thrilling pictures from the Son- Kul Lake, which is situated 3200 meters (10,499 feet) above sea level and some 400 km (249 miles) northeast of the capital Bishkek where the Kok-boru competition went off in huge craze on July 21, 2011. Have a look: