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On the first weekend of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up during the "Rapa Das Bestas" (taming of the beasts) in different villages in the Spanish northwestern region of Galicia. The more than 400-year-old festival lasts four-days, during which the horses are wrestled to the ground by hand to have their manes and tails sheared.

Aloitadores (fighters) tame wild horses during the 'Rapa das Bestas' (taming of the beasts) on July 5, 2014 in Sabucedo, Spain.Denis Doyle / Getty Images