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Cavalia Equestrian Show – Cirque du Soleil on Horseback

Cavalia Equestrian show where horses and humans join together The Big Top becomes home to the Silicon Valley debut of Cavalia: A magical encounter between human and horse. Created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, Cavalia is an orchestration of the equestrian and performing arts. The large-scale production stars 47 …

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Virginia City, Nevada Holds International Camel Races

The riders are tense at the starting line. Hooves anxiously paw at the dirt. Fans sitting in the stands lean forward in anticipation. There’s a countdown—“three, two, one”—and the gates fly open. But instead of horses running down the straightaway, there are three camels racing for the finish line. Welcome to the International Camel Races, …

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Equestrian pans War Horse movie; lacks gravity and respect for horse

War Horse Review by Haven Leavitt For many equestrians, a Steven Spielberg movie about horses promised an exciting tale reflecting the human-equine bond while conveying what war means to those involved. Having heard that War Horse was a tearjerker, I braced myself for what I imagined would be an emotional and enlightening two hours. I …

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War Horse Movie Review – feel good story with lush production and authentic locations

WAR HORSE by Jane Louise Boursaw Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of war violence Released in Theaters: Dec. 25, 2011 Genre: War, Drama, Family Runtime: 146 minutes Directed by: Steven Spielberg Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celine …

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