The Pasola Jousting Festival

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A Pasola rider falls after hit by spear during the pasola war... News PhotoEast Nusa Tenggara,Falling,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Pasola,Riding,Spear,Sumba,Village,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSUMBA ISLAND, INDONESIA - MARCH 07: A Pasola rider falls after hit by spear during the pasola war festival at Wainyapu village on March 7, 2013 in Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Sandalwood pony horses are native to the island of Sumba in Indonesia. For the people of Sumba, the Sandelwood horse has an important role in all aspects of their daily life, including transportation and culture. On the island of Sumba the ancient tradition of Pasola still draws large crowds and tourists. Pasola involves two teams of men on horseback charging towards each other. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)