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Spain's Rapa Das Bestas festival

The Rapa das Bestas takes place in the town of Sabucedo in Pontevedra every year on the first weekend of July — one of a number of such events in the Spain's Galicia region. This 400-year-old festival sees hundreds of wild horses rounded up from the mountains where they live semi-wild for most of the year. The animals are then herded into a small arena and bedlam ensues as they not only have their manes trimmed but also get branded.

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