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Horses Dance, Bulls Buck At Cuba's Rodeo
Cuba celebrated it's eight-day international rodeo festival that showcases cowboy skills that would seem right at home in Nevada.
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In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, a cowboy from Mexico displays his lasso handling skills during a rodeo event, part of the 17th Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Cuba's eight-day international rodeo festival is half party and half a cowboy-skill showcase. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, a cowboy from Mexico stretches his muscles, as he prepares to compete in the rodeo, part of the 17th Boyeros Catllemen's International Fair, in Havana, Cuba. The eight-day international rodeo festival is half party and half a cowboy-skill showcase. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, two stunt riders race around the arena on a horse, between rodeo competitions, part of the 17th Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. The roughly 60 participants competing in the events came mostly from Cuba but also Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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This Saturday, March 22, 2014 photo, shows the Grand Entry, opening the third day of the rodeo, part of the 17th Boyeros Catllemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Popular around the Americas, rodeo has its roots in the skills required of cattle herders in Spain and the New World. The word itself comes from the Spanish term for "roundup." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 photo, breeders stand with their goats as they are recognized as exemplary at an awards ceremony during the 17th Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Cuba's eight-day international festival is half party and half a cowboy-skill showcase. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 photo, Cuban cowboys compete in a steer wrestling event at the17th annual Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair rodeo in Havana, Cuba. The fair is a celebration of over two centuries of Cuban rodeo tradition, bringing together top riders from all over the island and other countries that include Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 photo, cowboys representing Cuba's national bull riding team greet each other at the start of a competition at the17th annual Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair rodeo in Havana, Cuba. The Fair is a celebration of over two centuries of Cuban rodeo tradition, bringing together top riders from all over the island and other countries. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Saturday, March 22, 2014 photo, a Cuban cowgirl walks walks into the arena as a Mexican competitor waits his turn at the 17th annual Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair rodeo in Havana, Cuba. Theres still a strong cultural influence in Cuba from its one-time Spanish colonizers, and the rodeo featured all the standby traditional events: bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, lasso demonstrations _ and remarkable feats of daredevilry. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, a woman straightens a young man's shirt collar as he prepares for rodeo competition, part of the 17th Boyeros Catllemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. The fair is a celebration of over two centuries of Cuban rodeo tradition, bringing together top riders from all over the island and other countries that include Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Saturday, March 22, 2014 photo, cowboys strain their necks to get a look at competitors, as a rider prepares to enter the arena in Havana, Cuba. The roughly 60 participants competing in the rodeo events, part of the17th annual Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair, came mostly from Cuba but also Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, a cowboy from Mexico displays his lasso handling skills during a rodeo event, part of the 17th Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Cuba's eight-day international rodeo festival is half party and half a cowboy-skill showcase. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 photo, a breeder walks his horse back to a barn after the horse was awarded a ribbon in a competition at the17th annual Boyeros Cattlemen's International Fair rodeo in Havana, Cuba. The roughly 60 participants competing in the event, part of Havanas 17th International Agricultural Fair, came mostly from Cuba but also Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Horses Dance, Bulls Buck At Cuba's Rodeo

Cuba celebrated it's eight-day international rodeo festival that showcases cowboy skills that would seem right at home in Nevada.

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