Through the lense: The Jerez Horse Fair, Spain

This exciting, lively event takes place in Spain's world famous sherry producing town, Jerez de la Frontera. See our photo gallery below to see why it is declared of international tourist interest.

What began as a livestock show in 1284 is now the most prestigious equine heritage event in the whole of Europe, the 'feria del caballo', or horse fair. The joy and fun spans seven days, and all revolves around the horse. But it doesn't stop there, with competitions of international show-jumping, vaulting, livestock exhibitions and auctions. By day, horse riders parade in elegant, traditional dress, and the Sevillanas dance typical flamenco until dawn. And all accompanied by wine from Jerez, fried fish and pork. 

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