Consualia /HAPPY HORSE DAY
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Annually on August 21
Games & races in honour of Consus (God and protector of grains). During the celebration horses, mules, and asses were given the day off, & were paraded through the streets adorned with flower garlands. Chariot races were held this day in the Circus Maximus, which included an odd race in which chariots were pulled by mules.
HAPPY HORSE DAY