PICTURES OF THE DAY

Apprentice goat handlers, known as “jockeys”, race to the finish line during the apprentice (under 15) race at the annual Buccoo Goat and Crab Race Festival in Buccoo Integrated Facility, Tobago island April 10, 2012. Goat racing is an indigenous sport in Tobago and has been held since 1925. The apprentice race, seeking to maintain the tradition of goat racing among the younger generation, is the first of its kind organized at Buccoo. (Reuters)

Modern Society, a pinto at Kempton racecourse on April 07, 2012 in Sunbury, England. (Getty Images)

Budweiser clydesdale sticks his head out of the trailer before the game between the Colorado Rockies and the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on April 6, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Getty Images)

A horse is washed down with a hose during preparations for 2012 Sydney Royal Easter Show at the Sydney Showground on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The annual event is Australia’s largest, attracting around 900,000 visitors over the duration of the two week agricultural show. (Reuters)

A rider manages to remain mounted on a horse at the ‘Criollas del Prado’ in Montevideo on April 1 , 2012 during the traditional rodeo week in Uruguay. (Getty Images)