Before the advent of the car they were our loyal helpers, and now in many countries and regions of the world horses are one of the main means of transportation, entertainment and assistance. In this collection of photographs of horses of different colors for work and for leisure.
Jockey Lanfranco Dettori 1 tries to win the junior races on turf at the World Championships in Santa Anita Park October 25, 2008 in Arcadia, California. (Harry How / Getty Images)
2. The field in front of the starting gate at junior races on turf at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, October 24, 2008. Competition won jockey Jose Lezkano horse Maar (number 3). (AP Photo / Mark J. Terrill)
3. A man embraces Hungarian racehorse in Dunakezhi, Hungary, September 10, 2008. (REUTERS / Laszlo Balogh)