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Several injured during Catholic pilgrimage in Bavaria when horses bolt, overturning cart

  • Women fall out of an overturned carriage after the horses bolted during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured in the annual pilgrimage honoring St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Women fall out of an overturned carriage after the horses bolted during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured in the annual pilgrimage honoring St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man tries to hold bolted horses after a carriage tilted over during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured in the annual pilgrimage honoring St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    A man tries to hold bolted horses after a carriage tilted over during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured in the annual pilgrimage honoring St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)  (The Associated Press)

  • Horsemen steer their carriage during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured when horses bolted during the annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Horsemen steer their carriage during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Several people were injured when horses bolted during the annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)  (The Associated Press)

Several people were injured during an annual Catholic pilgrimage in Bavaria after the horses pulling their carriage bolted, toppling the wagon over and spilling passengers onto the snowy ground.

The carriage carrying 15 women in traditional costume was part of the St. Leonhard pilgrimage Thursday in which hundreds of locals ride on horse-drawn carriages from the town of Bad Toelz to nearby Kalvarienberg mountain where they and their horses receive a priest's blessing.

Bad Toelz police say they do not have a final count on how many people were injured nor how severe their injuries are.