Flamenco on the hoof: Bartabas the Furious and his dancing horses

There’s no such thing as an easy ride with Bartabas. His horses once performed Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Now they’re stamping into Sadler’s Wells. We meet the horse whisperer at his eccentric Paris ranch

“Voyage au pays de Zingaro,” says a poster in the restaurant at the Zingaro theatre. “Journey to Zingaro country” – it’s a phrase that sums up perfectly a couple of days spent in the company of Bartabas the Furious and his troupe of dancing horses.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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