Crazy horses: In Italy, Il Palio di Siena is a famous equine throwback to a medieval age of jousting and pageantry
Crazy horses: in Germany horse racing takes place on mudflats – effectively the seabed – at Duhnen, a North Sea resort.
Germany’s jumps horse racing features four examples of ‘Seejagdrennen’, wherein horses have to negotiate a large body of water.
Ban’ei horse hracing is a bizarre Japanese equine discipline featuring sturdy draught horses pulling heavy iron sleds.
Twin-horse chariot racing like Ben Hur takes place every March at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden, Utah, near Salt Lake City.
Racing takes place on the beach at Sanlucar de Barrameda, near Cadiz, every year in August