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Hundreds come out to celebrate Bosnia's horse logging festival

AP

Published : Jun 19, 2017, 11:10 am IST
Updated : Aug 12, 2017, 4:15 pm IST
The annual festival celebrates the centuries old tradition of pulling logs honoring the owners of the strongest horses. (Photo: AP)
The annual festival celebrates the centuries old tradition of pulling logs honoring the owners of the strongest horses. (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man urges his horses to pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man urges his horses to pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man prepares his horses to pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man prepares his horses to pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  (Photo: AP)
The festival took place in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
The festival took place in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man poses for photo with his bulls during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
A Bosnian man poses for photo with his bulls during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  (Photo: AP)
Horses pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Horses pull logs up a hill during a competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Bosnian people watch a horse logging competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
 Bosnian people watch a horse logging competition in the town of Sokolac, Bosnia, on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Owners of the horses gather from all over Bosnia and beyond, and compete in a show of horse strength. (Photo: AP)
Owners of the horses gather from all over Bosnia and beyond, and compete in a show of horse strength. (Photo: AP)

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