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Russia: Watch these acrobatic equestrians show off their riding skills

Russian Federation, moscow
August 26, 2014 at 19:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Cavalry from the Presidential Regiment and Kremlin riding school showed off their acrobatic riding skills in Moscow on Monday, as rehearsels went underway for this year's Spasskaya Tower festival.

Along with the cavalry, 1500 musicians from 40 countries will take part in the festival, which opens on August 30. More than 56,000 people are expected to attend this year's event, which runs until September 7.

Spasskaya Tower festival is dedicated to the centenary of Russia's participation in the First World War.

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Cavalry from the Presidential Regiment and Kremlin riding school showed off their acrobatic riding skills in Moscow on Monday, as rehearsels went underway for this year's Spasskaya Tower festival.

Along with the cavalry, 1500 musicians from 40 countries will take part in the festival, which opens on August 30. More than 56,000 people are expected to attend this year's event, which runs until September 7.

Spasskaya Tower festival is dedicated to the centenary of Russia's participation in the First World War.

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