In pictures: Darfur horse festival


The Darfuris are skilled horsemen and breeders, and their love of the animals can border on the obsessive.

This group of horsemen rode the length of the Addu'ayn race course to mark the beginning of the racing.

But horses have also been used to commit atrocities. Janjaweed - the feared pro-government militia - means "Devil on horseback".

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