Scheveningen

Dutch cavalry horses and their riders are exposed to smoke on September 16, 2013 as they undergo a stress test on the beach in Scheveningen. The horses and riders are tested with gunfire, music and smoke ahead of the September 17  parade in The Hague and Speech from the Throne, one of the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session.

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Dutch cavalry horses and their riders are exposed to smoke on Monday as they undergo a stress test on the beach in Scheveningen. The horses and riders are tested with gunfire, music and smoke ahead of the September 17 parade in The Hague and Speech from the Throne, one of the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session.

An aerial view taken on July 21, 2013 sh...An aerial view taken on July 21, 2013 shows sunbathers crowding on the beach in Scheveningen during a warm summer day. AFP PHOTO / ANP PHOTO / JERRY LAMPEN netherlands out -JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Crowds of people sunbathing on the beach in Scheveningen, The Hague in the Netherlands on Sunday. Read more