Camargue equitation

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An abrivado at Calvisson. The gardians demonstrate their ability to contain and manoeuvre a group of bulls at speed

Camargue equitation is the traditional style of working riding of the gardian herders of the Camargue region of southern France. It is closely associated with the Camargue horse, with Camargue cattle, and with the bouvino, the traditional cultural world of cattle farming in the Camargue.[1]

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  1. ^ Lexique Camarguais (in French) Manade Devaux. "Lexicon of Camargue terms" Accessed September 2011