A "aloitador" falls horse during the Rapa das Bestas in Sabucedo (Galicia) on July 3, 2011. When summertime comes in Galicia (Northwest of Spain), the use of “curro” begins. A ritual which preserves the free and wild spirit of this region which has remained traditionally tied to nature.
This tradition consists of marking and shaving horses' horsehair from those who live in freedom. It happens in the “curros”, closed stalls where locals gather the...more »
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