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After working as an economist for ten years, Kristel Richard returned to her first love - horses. Kristel has travelled the world to photograph the most beautiful horses and most spectacular equestrian events, and is always ready to spend days in the saddle to share the life of a gaucho, Camargue gardien or Khampa warrior. Kristel's work has been published in the world's major horse magazines and she is currently working on the fiery Kathiawari horses and their proud riders, in India.



Let Kristel take you on a tour of the world's great horse festivals....



Start in Italy with the Sartiglia in Oristano, Sardinia. This begins with the 'Vestizione', an elaborate ceremony in which 'Su Componidori' (the head of the race) is dressed in full regalia. Mounted on his impatient horse, 'Su Componidori' opens the festival in which masked 'knights' in splendid costumes gallop towards a tin star suspended in the air. These daring riders will try to catch it with the tip of their sword. The day ends with stuntmen creating unbelievable human pyramids on the back of their running steeds. Travel south to Morocco to the Fantasia or Game of Gunpowder. Wearing highly decorated costumes, 15 riders charge along at full speed and in a straight line. They will all stop 200 metres later to fire into the sky their old gunpowder guns. The performance is inspired by the turbulent Berber history of the region. Fly East to the Maghi Mela, in Mokstar, India. The Maghi Mela is the most important fair for the Sikhs. Colourfully dressed visitors gather from all over Punjab to join the festival. Merchants display their wares for sale, the Nihangs present amazing horse displays, and local jockeys fight hard during races to win the highly coveted prizes. Head north to experience the horse festivals of Tibet and Mongolia where Khampa warriors demonstrate their superb horsemanship and in Ulan Bator a re-enactment of the mounted armies of Genghis Khan is held. Cross the Sea of Japan to Tokyo for Yabusame. Proud Samurais, mounted on a horse galloping at full speed, have to shoot three arrows at three successive wooden targets in less than 300m. The Yabusame is not limited to the art of fighting, but also relies on spiritual beliefs, with Zen and Shintoism playing a huge role in the rider's mental and physical balance. Finish in Uruguay with the Fiesta Della Patria Gaucha. Every March, about 3,000 gauchos converge on Tacuarembo, in Northern Uruguay. During the Fiesta, the cowboys take part in fierce competitions, from herding 'la tropilla' to staying on a wild horse during the 'jineteadas'.
Portrait of a masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnami parades before the start of the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star)  in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnami parades before the start of the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
Two riders on horses (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnamii, dressed in traditional costume, parade before the start of the Sartiglia (race to the star)  in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February...
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Kristel Richard / Two riders on horses (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnamii, dressed in traditional costume, parade before the start of the Sartiglia (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February...
Portrait of a masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnami trying to catch the star of  'Sartiglia' (race to the star)  in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio di Falegnami trying to catch the star of 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
Horses (Equus caballus) and riders from the Gremio dei Contadini performing acrobatics for the gathered crowds, after the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
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Kristel Richard / Horses (Equus caballus) and riders from the Gremio dei Contadini performing acrobatics for the gathered crowds, after the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
A performing masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio dei Contadini tries to catch the star during the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
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Kristel Richard / A performing masked rider on a horse (Equus caballus) from the Gremio dei Contadini tries to catch the star during the 'Sartiglia' (race to the star) in Oristano, Sardinia, Italy. February 2010
One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
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Kristel Richard / One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
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Kristel Richard / One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
Il Capitano del Gruppo del Commune (the captain of the group of the communes), dressed in white and red, opens the Palio, on the third Sunday of September, in Asti, Piedmont, Italy, September 2009
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Kristel Richard / Il Capitano del Gruppo del Commune (the captain of the group of the communes), dressed in white and red, opens the Palio, on the third Sunday of September, in Asti, Piedmont, Italy, September 2009
One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
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Kristel Richard / One of the 1,200 participants in medieval costume taking part in the historical procession on the Sunday just before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. Each participant wears the colours representing a...
Seven Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, take it easy at the start of one the team trials on the Saturday before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. The cord which is le...
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Kristel Richard / Seven Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, take it easy at the start of one the team trials on the Saturday before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. The cord which is le...
Four Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, take part in the team trials on the Saturday before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. The jockeys take it easy during these tri...
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Kristel Richard / Four Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, take part in the team trials on the Saturday before the Palio, Asti, Piedmont, Italy. The jockeys take it easy during these tri...
Six Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, race bareback in the Palio, on the third Sunday of September, in Asti, Piedmont, Italy, September 2009
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Kristel Richard / Six Fantini (jockeys), in the colours of a particular district of Asti, race bareback in the Palio, on the third Sunday of September, in Asti, Piedmont, Italy, September 2009
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation firing their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation firing their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping in formation, firing guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping in formation, firing guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Back of a tradionally dressed Berber warrior riding his Arab Barb stallion during the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Back of a tradionally dressed Berber warrior riding his Arab Barb stallion during the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Portrait of a grey Arab Barb stallion decorated for the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a grey Arab Barb stallion decorated for the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
A young Berber woman rides a black Arab Barb stallion in Morocco. Both are dressed in traditional costume for the Fantasia. Model Released, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / A young Berber woman rides a black Arab Barb stallion in Morocco. Both are dressed in traditional costume for the Fantasia. Model Released, June 2010
Close-up of the reins and saddle of a Berber warrior during the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Close-up of the reins and saddle of a Berber warrior during the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, gallop in formation raising their guns during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping into battle firing their guns down during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping into battle firing their guns down during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping into battle with guns pointed down during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed Berber warriors, mounted on Barb and Arab Barb horses, galloping into battle with guns pointed down during the Fantasia in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
A traditionally dressed Berber warrior saddles his Arab Barb stallion before the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Berber warrior saddles his Arab Barb stallion before the Fantasia, in Dar Es Salam, Morocco, June 2010
Kathiawari stallions stand in the stables of the National Stud, Junagardh, Gujarat, India, 2008
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Kristel Richard / Kathiawari stallions stand in the stables of the National Stud, Junagardh, Gujarat, India, 2008
Close up of the curved ears of a chestnut Kathiawari stallion, Gujarat, India, 2008
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Kristel Richard / Close up of the curved ears of a chestnut Kathiawari stallion, Gujarat, India, 2008
Close up of the curved ears of a rare Cremello Kathiawari mare with young Indian boy riding her, in Jasdan, Gujarat, India. The pink points on her head are tradionally put by women during ceremonies,...
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Kristel Richard / Close up of the curved ears of a rare Cremello Kathiawari mare with young Indian boy riding her, in Jasdan, Gujarat, India. The pink points on her head are tradionally put by women during ceremonies,...
A traditional dressed Indian man rides a rare and traditionally dressed Kathiawari mare followed by her filly foal near a lake, in Chotila, Gujarat, India. 2010
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Kristel Richard / A traditional dressed Indian man rides a rare and traditionally dressed Kathiawari mare followed by her filly foal near a lake, in Chotila, Gujarat, India. 2010
Rider galloping on his Nukra horse in the against-the-clock race during the Maghi Mela festival, Muktsar, Punjab, India. January 2010
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Kristel Richard / Rider galloping on his Nukra horse in the against-the-clock race during the Maghi Mela festival, Muktsar, Punjab, India. January 2010
A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) standing on the backs of two galloping Nukra horses during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) standing on the backs of two galloping Nukra horses during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) riding his horse competing in a tent pegging competition during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) riding his horse competing in a tent pegging competition during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) galloping with two Nukra horses during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Nihang (an armed Sikh soldier) galloping with two Nukra horses during the Maghi Mela festival, Mukstar, Punjab, India, January 2010
A traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows parades on a horse, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Toky...
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows parades on a horse, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Toky...
Details of a traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo...
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Kristel Richard / Details of a traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo...
A traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows parades on a horse, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Toky...
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows parades on a horse, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Toky...
Traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture,...
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Kristel Richard / Traditionally dressed samurai (warrior) from the Takeda School of Horseback Archery with bows and arrows, during a Yabusame (Japanese mounted archery), at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture,...
Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) carrying bows and arrows, during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongoli...
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Kristel Richard / Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) carrying bows and arrows, during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongoli...
Re-enactement of a fight between an enemy and a soldier of the armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian ho...
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Kristel Richard / Re-enactement of a fight between an enemy and a soldier of the armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian ho...
A young jockey mounted on a Mongolian horse, galloping in the horse race during the national Naadam festival, held from July 11  13; near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 2007
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Kristel Richard / A young jockey mounted on a Mongolian horse, galloping in the horse race during the national Naadam festival, held from July 11 13; near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 2007
Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses. July 2007
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Kristel Richard / Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses. July 2007
The Mongolian Cavalry opens the national Naadam festival, held during the National Holiday from July 11  13, in the National Sports Stadium, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses....
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Kristel Richard / The Mongolian Cavalry opens the national Naadam festival, held during the National Holiday from July 11 13, in the National Sports Stadium, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses....
The various winners of the horse races of the national Naadam festival, held from July 11  13, gather in the stadium to receive their price, in Ulaabaatar, Mongolia. 2007
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Kristel Richard / The various winners of the horse races of the national Naadam festival, held from July 11 13, gather in the stadium to receive their price, in Ulaabaatar, Mongolia. 2007
Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses. july 2007
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Kristel Richard / Re-enactement of an attack by the mounted armies of Genghis Khan (emperor of the Mongol Empire) during the Genghis Khan Show, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The horses are Mongolian horses. july 2007
A Khampa warrior, mounted on his running Tibetan horse, tries to catch sweets laid out on the ground, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichua...
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Kristel Richard / A Khampa warrior, mounted on his running Tibetan horse, tries to catch sweets laid out on the ground, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichua...
Portrait of a decorated Tibetan horse, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a decorated Tibetan horse, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2010
A Khampa warrior leads his Tibetan horse towards the start of the race, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / A Khampa warrior leads his Tibetan horse towards the start of the race, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2010
The winner of the endurance race and his Tibetan horse are covered with scarves, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, Ju...
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Kristel Richard / The winner of the endurance race and his Tibetan horse are covered with scarves, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, Ju...
A Khampa warrior picks up his two Tibetan horses, before the endurance race, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2...
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Kristel Richard / A Khampa warrior picks up his two Tibetan horses, before the endurance race, during the horse festival, near Huangyan, in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the Sichuan Province, China, June 2...
Mounted on a domestic horse (Equus caballus), a gaucho (cowboy) who has obtained the top score for a rodeo during the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha is entitled to do the 'vuelta': he goes around at full...
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Kristel Richard / Mounted on a domestic horse (Equus caballus), a gaucho (cowboy) who has obtained the top score for a rodeo during the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha is entitled to do the 'vuelta': he goes around at full...
Three generations of traditionally dressed gauchos (cowboys) riding horses (Equus caballus) during the parade of the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / Three generations of traditionally dressed gauchos (cowboys) riding horses (Equus caballus) during the parade of the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
Two riders come to the rescue of a gaucho (cowboy) who is stuck on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / Two riders come to the rescue of a gaucho (cowboy) who is stuck on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay, April 2008
A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a wild horse rearing vertically (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a wild horse rearing vertically (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
Two gauchos (cowboys) mounted on a horse (Equus caballus) show their skills at catching a cow during the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / Two gauchos (cowboys) mounted on a horse (Equus caballus) show their skills at catching a cow during the Fiesta De La Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a rearing wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a rearing wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha, Tacuarembo, Uruguay, April 2008
Two riders come to the rescue of a gaucho (cowboy) who is stuck on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay, April 2008
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Kristel Richard / Two riders come to the rescue of a gaucho (cowboy) who is stuck on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay, April 2008
A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay. April 2008
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Kristel Richard / A gaucho (cowboy) tries to remain on the back of a wild horse (Equus caballus) in the rodeo during the Fiesta de la Patria Grande, Montevideo, Uruguay. April 2008
A traditionally dressed Andalusian gentleman parades with his long maned Andalusian stallion (Pura Raza Espanola) during the Feria Del Caballo (Horse Fair), Jerez De La Frontera, Andalucia, Spain, May...
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Andalusian gentleman parades with his long maned Andalusian stallion (Pura Raza Espanola) during the Feria Del Caballo (Horse Fair), Jerez De La Frontera, Andalucia, Spain, May...
A traditionally dressed 'Rejoneador' (lancer) fights a bull on his Lusitano stallion, during a 'Corrida de Rejones' (mounted corrida) bullfight, Plaza De Toros, Jerez De La Frontera, Andalusia, Spain....
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed 'Rejoneador' (lancer) fights a bull on his Lusitano stallion, during a 'Corrida de Rejones' (mounted corrida) bullfight, Plaza De Toros, Jerez De La Frontera, Andalusia, Spain....
A traditionally dressed 'Rejoneador' (lancer) on his Lusitano stallion, during a 'Corrida de Rejones' (mounted corrida) bullfight, Plaza De Toros, Jerez De La Frontera, Andalusia, Spain. 2009
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed 'Rejoneador' (lancer) on his Lusitano stallion, during a 'Corrida de Rejones' (mounted corrida) bullfight, Plaza De Toros, Jerez De La Frontera, Andalusia, Spain. 2009
A traditionally dressed Andalusian couple parades with their white Andalusian stallion (Pura Raza Espanola) during the Feria Del Caballo (Horse Fair), Jerez De La Frontera, Andalucia, Spain, May 2009
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Kristel Richard / A traditionally dressed Andalusian couple parades with their white Andalusian stallion (Pura Raza Espanola) during the Feria Del Caballo (Horse Fair), Jerez De La Frontera, Andalucia, Spain, May 2009
Portrait of a young Gardian (traditional French cowboy) riding a white Camargue horse (Equus caballus) during the Fete des Gardians (Gardians' Festival), in Arles, Provence, Camargue, France. May 2007
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a young Gardian (traditional French cowboy) riding a white Camargue horse (Equus caballus) during the Fete des Gardians (Gardians' Festival), in Arles, Provence, Camargue, France. May 2007
A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab fillies (Equus caballus) galloping in front of the historical buildings at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab fillies (Equus caballus) galloping in front of the historical buildings at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab mares (Equus caballus) and foals galloping in field at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab mares (Equus caballus) and foals galloping in field at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
Portrait of a grey Barb stallion at the National Stud of Bouznika, Morocco, June 2010.
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a grey Barb stallion at the National Stud of Bouznika, Morocco, June 2010.
Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing La Reprise des Douze (The Resumption of the Twelve) mounted on Selle Français horses at the...
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Kristel Richard / Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing La Reprise des Douze (The Resumption of the Twelve) mounted on Selle Français horses at the...
Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing The Tandems mounted on Selle Français horse at the Caserne des Célestins, Paris, France. Oc...
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Kristel Richard / Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing The Tandems mounted on Selle Français horse at the Caserne des Célestins, Paris, France. Oc...
Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing Le Carroussel des Lance, mounted on Selle Français horses at the Caserne des Célestins, Par...
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Kristel Richard / Mounted officers of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing Le Carroussel des Lance, mounted on Selle Français horses at the Caserne des Célestins, Par...
Mounted officer of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing La Reprise des Douze (The Resumption of the Twelve) mounted on Selle Français horse at the Ca...
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Kristel Richard / Mounted officer of the Garde Républicaine (Republican Guard), part of the French Gendarmerie, performing La Reprise des Douze (The Resumption of the Twelve) mounted on Selle Français horse at the Ca...
The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses, celebrate their 60th anniversary in Hyde Park, June 2007,  The horses pull a WWI canon used for the gun salutes, during officia...
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Kristel Richard / The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses, celebrate their 60th anniversary in Hyde Park, June 2007, The horses pull a WWI canon used for the gun salutes, during officia...
The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses and dressed in official uniforms, parade in front of the Queen, during the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor, England, UK. May 2...
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Kristel Richard / The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses and dressed in official uniforms, parade in front of the Queen, during the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor, England, UK. May 2...
The Household Cavalry, dressed in official uniforms, parade in front of the Queen, during the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK. May 2008
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Kristel Richard / The Household Cavalry, dressed in official uniforms, parade in front of the Queen, during the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK. May 2008
The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses and dressed in official uniforms, parade to celebrate the Queen's Official Birthday, Hyde Park, London, England, UK. The horses...
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Kristel Richard / The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horses and dressed in official uniforms, parade to celebrate the Queen's Official Birthday, Hyde Park, London, England, UK. The horses...
Member of The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horse and dressed in official uniform, parade to celebrate the Queen's Official Birthday, Hyde Park, London, England, UK. Jun...
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Kristel Richard / Member of The King's Troops, Royal Horse Artillery, mounted on Irish Draft horse and dressed in official uniform, parade to celebrate the Queen's Official Birthday, Hyde Park, London, England, UK. Jun...
The huntsman controls the hounds at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK.  October 2009
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Kristel Richard / The huntsman controls the hounds at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK. October 2009
The field of riders ride across the rolling open landscapes at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK.  October 2009
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Kristel Richard / The field of riders ride across the rolling open landscapes at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK. October 2009
A whipper-in, wearing the traditional hunting attire, jumps a post and rail fence at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK.  October 2009
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Kristel Richard / A whipper-in, wearing the traditional hunting attire, jumps a post and rail fence at the opening meet of the Quorn Hunt, in Leicestershire, England, UK. October 2009
A grey Arab Barb stallion cantering in paddock at the National Stud of Meknes, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / A grey Arab Barb stallion cantering in paddock at the National Stud of Meknes, Morocco, June 2010
Domestic horse, black pure bred Arab stallion running in a field, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / Domestic horse, black pure bred Arab stallion running in a field, Morocco, June 2010
A Shagya Arab stallion (Equus caballus) running in tall grass at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / A Shagya Arab stallion (Equus caballus) running in tall grass at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
A Shagya Arab stallion (Equus caballus) running in tall grass at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / A Shagya Arab stallion (Equus caballus) running in tall grass at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab fillies (Equus caballus) standing alert in a field with a river at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / A herd of Purebred Arab and Shagya Arab fillies (Equus caballus) standing alert in a field with a river at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
A band of chestnut Quarter mares, foals and stallions running in an open field, Morocco, June 2010
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Kristel Richard / A band of chestnut Quarter mares, foals and stallions running in an open field, Morocco, June 2010
Camargue mares (Equus caballus) and foals are herded during a transhumance, at Tarascon, Camargue, Provence, France. June 2008
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Kristel Richard / Camargue mares (Equus caballus) and foals are herded during a transhumance, at Tarascon, Camargue, Provence, France. June 2008
A herd of Camargue mares (Equus caballus) and foals stand in Camargue, Provence, France.
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Kristel Richard / A herd of Camargue mares (Equus caballus) and foals stand in Camargue, Provence, France.
Five New Forest mares (Equus caballus) running together in the New Forest NP, Hampshire, England, 2009
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Kristel Richard / Five New Forest mares (Equus caballus) running together in the New Forest NP, Hampshire, England, 2009
Wild horse / mustang (Equus caballus) two mares and colts relax in the sun, Pryor Mountains, Wyoming, USA.
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Kristel Richard / Wild horse / mustang (Equus caballus) two mares and colts relax in the sun, Pryor Mountains, Wyoming, USA.
Portrait of a young wild Namib stallion in the Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, October 2009
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a young wild Namib stallion in the Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, October 2009
Head portrait of a Shagya Arab filly (Equus caballus) at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
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Kristel Richard / Head portrait of a Shagya Arab filly (Equus caballus) at the Babolna Arabian Stud, Babolna, Komarom-Esztergom, Hungary.
Head portrait of a Comtois stallion (Equus caballus)a heavy draught horse, in Auvergne, France.
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Kristel Richard / Head portrait of a Comtois stallion (Equus caballus)a heavy draught horse, in Auvergne, France.
Portrait of a white Camargue mare (Equus caballus) trotting in a field, in Camargue, Provence, France.
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Kristel Richard / Portrait of a white Camargue mare (Equus caballus) trotting in a field, in Camargue, Provence, France.
Wild horse / mustang (Equus caballus) two young mustangs play-fighting in the Pryor Mountains, Wyoming, USA.
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Kristel Richard / Wild horse / mustang (Equus caballus) two young mustangs play-fighting in the Pryor Mountains, Wyoming, USA.
Three wild Namib bachelor stallions galloping on the plains of the Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, September 2008
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Kristel Richard / Three wild Namib bachelor stallions galloping on the plains of the Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, September 2008
A wild Namib stallion herding his two mares and foal, Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, September 2008
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Kristel Richard / A wild Namib stallion herding his two mares and foal, Namib Nakluft National Park, Namib Desert, Namibia, September 2008
A wild Misaki-uma breeding stallion (right) brings back one of his mares to his band while another breeding stallion (left) charges him away, in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Islan...
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Kristel Richard / A wild Misaki-uma breeding stallion (right) brings back one of his mares to his band while another breeding stallion (left) charges him away, in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Islan...
A wild Misaki-uma breeding stallion (Equus ferus caballus) bites away a bachelor stallion, in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Island, Japan.
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Kristel Richard / A wild Misaki-uma breeding stallion (Equus ferus caballus) bites away a bachelor stallion, in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Island, Japan.
A wild Misaki-uma foal (Equus ferus caballus) suckling his mother in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Island, Japan.
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Kristel Richard / A wild Misaki-uma foal (Equus ferus caballus) suckling his mother in the Cape Toi Reserve, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Island, Japan.