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Gardians at the arena of Méjanes, in Arles, France.
Gardians selecting bulls from a manade for use in the course camarguaise, Camargue, France, early 20th century

A gardian is a mounted cattle herdsman in the Camargue delta in Provence, southern France. The work is akin to that of the Mexican charro, the North American cowboy or the Portuguese campino. Gardians ride Camargue horses.

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