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Germans observe Saint Leonard of Limoges Feast Day

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Women in traditional Bavarian costumes sit on a decorated horse carriage as they take part in the annual Leonhardi ride at the Calvary in Bad Toelz, Germany, Nov. 6, 2012. Festively-decorated vehicles, drawn by horses, traditionally parade in Bavarian villages to honor Saint Leonhard of Limoges, who lived in the 6th century and is the patron of animals in agricultural use.

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Horsemen steer carriages over a rain-sodden meadow during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, Germany, Nov. 6. The annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock.

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Women in traditional Bavarian costumes sit on a decorated horse carriage as they take part in the annual Leonhardi ride at the Calvary in Bad Toelz, Germany, Nov. 6.

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Women in traditional attire participate in the Leonhardi horse procession on a decorated cart in Bad Toelz, Germany, Nov.6.

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