Riders Display Their Horses And Carriages During The London Harness Horse Parade

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A vet inspects a horse's hoof before the horse parade on April 1,... News PhotoAnimal,Animal Body Part,Examining,Hoof,Horse,Human Interest,Parade,UK,Vertical,VetPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesARDINGLY, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 01: A vet inspects a horse's hoof before the horse parade on April 1, 2013 in Ardingly, United Kingdom. The Parade is an amalgamation of two traditional parades, the London Cart Horse Parade, founded in 1885 and the London Van Horse Parade, founded in 1904. The objectives of these parades was to improve the general condition and treatment of London's working horses and to encourage drivers to take a humane interest in the welfare of their animals. There is a wide variety of breeds of animal ranging from donkeys to Dutch Friesians and Gelderlander's, to magnificent heavy horses. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)