A woman hugs a terracotta warrior replica as she poses for a souvenir photo at the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, Shaanxi province in central China on Tuesday.
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Two horses fight during the Rapa das Bestas traditional event in the village of Sabucedo in Spain on Friday. On the first weekend of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in the northwestern region of Galicia.
Relatives embrace each other as they race on horses through a cheering crowd during the traditional Fiesta of Sant Joan in downtown Ciutadella, on the Spanish Balearic island of Menorca. The riders of the horses are the representatives of ancient Ciutadella society – nobility, clergy, craftsmen and farmers.
A racehorse is cooled down after competing on the fourth day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot in southern England on Friday.
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 Royal Ascot, southeast England on Thursday.
Racegoers react as they watch a race on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival in southern England
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Artist Nic Fiddian Green puts the finishing touches to his giant horses head sculpture in the Royal Enclosure at Ascot Racecourse ahead of the forthcoming Royal Ascot meeting.
Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England on Friday.
Polo players practise on Watergate Bay beach in the Cornish sunshine ahead of this weekend Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, North Cornwall, which is taking place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2013.
Horse riders get ready for their morning workouts at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Kentucky in the US.