Horses jump bonfires as Spain's purification ceremony returns after pandemic break

Revelers rode their horses through the narrow cobble-stoned streets, in a purification ceremony during the Spanish festival of ‘Las Luminarias’

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1/17/2022 10:15:00 PM

Revelers rode their horses through the narrow cobble-stoned streets, in a purification ceremony during the Spanish festival of ‘Las Luminarias’

About a hundred horses jumped through bonfires in a purification ceremony on Sunday during the Spanish festival of 'Las Luminarias', which was held for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

RegisterSAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES, Spain, Jan 16 (Reuters) - About a hundred horses jumped through bonfires in a purification ceremony on Sunday during the Spanish festival of "Las Luminarias", which was held for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The traditional nighttime celebration takes place in San Bartolome de Pinares every Jan. 16, the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, Spain's patron saint of animals.It was cancelled last year because of pandemic restrictions.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com

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Mais uma festa para maltratar os animais. Por que eles não saltam sem os cavalos? IOInteractive Burning horses is a uh oh no no if they get hurt. I don’t want to feel any remorse actions for the riders or the tradition but I will have to say my word if I have to.

Horses jump through bonfires in Spanish purification ceremonyAbout a hundred horses jumped through bonfires in a purification ceremony during the Spanish festival of 'Las Luminarias', which was held for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Horses don't do this by themselves. It's the cruel egotistical rider who puts them through this horrendous ordeal. These are the same people who revel in bullfighting, one of the most cruel despicable 'sports' in the modern world. Spaniards don't give a crap about any animal.

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