Darren Bazin of Team Mustad from England heats a horse shoe ...
Jul 3rd, 2009
(Reuters) - Darren Bazin of Team Mustad from England heats a horse shoe in an open fire at the World Championship Blacksmith competition during the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, July 3, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA SOCIETY) -
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