White Horses of the Camargue

The White Horses of the Camargue

Gardians & the White Horses of the Camargue

Tony Bonanno Photography, Santa Fe, New Mexico  USA

Wikipedia - The Camargue horse is an ancient breed of horse indigenous to the Camargue area in southern France. Its origins remain relatively unknown, although it is generally considered one of the oldest breeds of horses in the world. For centuries, possibly thousands of years, these small horses have lived wild in the harsh environment of the Camargue marshes and wetlands of the Rhône delta. There they developed the stamina, hardiness and agility for which they are known today. Traditionally, they live in semi-feral conditions in the marshy land of the region. The Camargue horse is the traditional mount of the Gardians (french spelling for Guardian or "keeper"). The Camargue Gardians are the "cowboys" who herd the black Camargue bulls used in bullfighting in southern France.

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May 10-15, 2020

Saintes Maries de la Mer, France.

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