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A man (R) prays as sunlight shines throu...A man (R) prays as sunlight shines through hanging incense coils at the Tin Hau Temple in the Yau Ma Tei area of Hong Kong on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year holiday on February 3, 2014.  Chinese communities across Asia came together to usher in the Year of the Horse, with tens of thousands of worshippers flocking to temples across China to pray for good fortune in the new year.

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A man prays as sunlight shines through hanging incense coils at the Tin Hau Temple in the Yau Ma Tei area of Hong Kong on the fourth day of the lunar new year holiday on Monday. Chinese communities across Asia came together to usher in the Year of the Horse, with tens of thousands flocking to temples across China to pray for good fortune 

A couple walk beneath a display of lanterns for the Lunar New Year as China prepares for the Year of the Horse in Beijing on January 28, 2014.  China is preparing to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Horse which falls on January 31 and will see about 3.62 billion trips made by Chinese travelers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period.

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A display of lanterns for the lunar new year in Beijing. China is preparing to welcome the year of the horse, which falls on January 31 and will see Chinese travelers make about 3.62bn trips during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period.

A performer wearing a traditional costum...A performer wearing a traditional costume looks on during an event organised by a shopping mall to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year of the horse in Hong Kong on January 23, 2014. The Lunar New Year falls on January 31 and marks the beginning of the year of the horse in China.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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A performer wearing a traditional costume looks on during an event organised by a shopping mall to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong. The lunar new year falls on January 31 and marks the start of the Year of the Horse in China

Belgian shrimp fisherman Xavier Vanbillemont rides a cart horse to haul a net out of the sea after catching shrimps during low tide at the coastal town of Oostduinkerke July 12, 2013. At the end of the fishing season, the fishermen and their mounts leave the water to empty the net and to put the contents into two wicker baskets fixed on each side of the horse. This traditional method of catching shrimps along the North Sea coast, which dates back to some 500 years, attracts tourists every summer.

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Belgian shrimp fisherman Xavier Vanbillemont and his horse haul a net out of the sea after catching shrimps during low tide at the coastal town of Oostduinkerke. This traditional method of catching shrimps along the North Sea coast, which dates back 500 years, attracts tourists every summer.

Travelling In Style For Ladies Day...LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20:  Racegoers travel by train from Waterloo station to Ascot racecourse to attend Royal Ascot on June 20, 2013 in London, England. The 'Royal Ascot' horse race meeting runs from June 18, 2013 until June 22, 2013 and has taken place since 1711. The racecourse is expected to welcome around 280,000 racegoers over the five days, including Her Majesty The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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Racegoers travel by train from London Waterloo station to Ascot racecourse to attend the Royal Ascot in Berkshire, England. The Royal Ascot horse race meeting runs from June 18 until June 22, 2013. 

Racegoers wearing top hats and tails stand next to police officers during Ladies' Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot, southern England June 20, 2013.

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Racegoers wearing top hats and tails stand next to police officers during Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot, southeast England on Thursday.

A horse for rent stands next to his owner as he sleeps on a bed on a sidewalk in a street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, early Monday, June 10, 2013.

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A horse for rent stands next to its owner sleeping on a bed on a sidewalk in a street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, early on Monday

Racegoer Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England...Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England May 31, 2013.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth  (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT HORSE RACING SOCIETY)

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Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England on Friday. 

An Indian man cools off his horse during...An Indian man cools off his horse during a bath in a canal in Jalandhar on May 23, 2013. High temperatures hovering around 45 degrees Celsius are affecting much of central and northern India ahead of the summer monsoon rains. AFP PHOTO/ SHAMMI MEHRASHAMMI MEHRA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian man cools off his horse during a bath in a canal in Jalandhar on Thursday. High temperatures hovering near 45 degrees centigrade are affecting much of central and northern India ahead of the summer monsoon rains.

A women rides on her horse past a blooming rapeseed fields in bloom near Ottbergen, northern Germany, Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte)

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A women rides her horse past rapeseed fields in bloom near Ottbergen, northern Germany, on Tuesday.