PICTURES OF THE DAY

The royal carriages make their way down the course during day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot racecourse on June 18, 2011 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive during day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot racecourse on June 18, 2011 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images)

A Thoroughbred lays on the surgery table prior to an operation at Newmarket Equine Hospital in Newmarket, England. The Equine Centre at Newmarket is the largest and the most state of the art equine hospitals in Europe. It is also the world’s leading center for arthroscopy and fracture repairs. The clinic focuses on personalized high quality veterinary care and emergency care not only for Newmarket-based horses but for horses from all over the world. The facility offers a specialized 24-hour emergency service by a highly skilled team of senior equine veterinary specialists, nurses, interns and yard staff, offering a range of services including MRI scans, x-ray and arthroscopic surgery. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Men catch a horse during the “Rapa Das Bestas” event in Morgadans, northwestern Spain, June 19, 2011. Throughout the summer hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in Galicia. (Reuters Pictures)