APTOPIX Uruguay Gaucho Heritage Celebrations

An Uruguayan gaucho, or cowboy, falls from his horse during a rodeo at the gaucho heritage celebrations in Tacuarembo, Uruguay, 400 kilometers (248 miles) north of Montevideo, Saturday, March 8, 2008. Every year hundreds of Uruguayan gauchos show their skills and compete for the title of best rider of the rodeo and traditional customs. Gauchos of all kinds congregate in a festival atmosphere with rodeos, parades, and folklore music. (AP Photo/Marcelo Hernandez)

La Fenice theatre

Spanish Riding School