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In Pictures: Horse racing on ice

February 18, 2013

Riders take the bend during the Grand Prix Moyglare Stud race. Alexandra Wey/AP
Riders take the bend during the Grand Prix Moyglare Stud race. Alexandra Wey/AP
Action from the Grand Prix Credit Suisse skijoering race at White Turf. Alexandra Wey/AP
Action from the Grand Prix Credit Suisse skijoering race at White Turf. Alexandra Wey/AP
Riders and mounts race across the ice during the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan cup at St. Moritz. Alexandra Wey/EPA
Riders and mounts race across the ice during the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan cup at St. Moritz.  Alexandra Wey/EPA
A host of races took place on the surface of the frozen lake, at altitude in Switzerland. Alexandra Wey/EPA
A host of races took place on the surface of the frozen lake, at altitude in Switzerland.  Alexandra Wey/EPA
Jozef Bojko (l) rides Russian Tango to victory ahead of Winterwind, ridden by Filip Minarik, at the 'Grand Prix Guebelin 74. Grosser Preis von St. Moritz. Alexandra Wey/EPA
Jozef Bojko (l) rides Russian Tango to victory ahead of Winterwind, ridden by Filip Minarik, at the 'Grand Prix Guebelin 74. Grosser Preis von St. Moritz.  Alexandra Wey/EPA
Andre Best on Niya competes during the 'Grand Prix The St. Leger Club of Lucerne' race. Alexandra Wey/EPA
Andre Best on Niya competes during the 'Grand Prix The St. Leger Club of Lucerne' race.  Alexandra Wey/EPA
Riders and horses compete on the ice at the White Turf races on a frozen lake in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Pic: Alexandra Wey/EPA
Riders and horses compete on the ice at the White Turf races on a frozen lake in St. Moritz, Switzerland.  Pic: Alexandra Wey/EPA
Riders and horses compete during the The Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Cup - the first in a series of 12 races taking place around the world. Alexandra Wey/EPA
Riders and horses compete during the The Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Cup - the first in a series of 12 races taking place around the world. Alexandra Wey/EPA